ZAMBIA, a country in the heart of Africa whose people are charming and incredibly welcoming, is famous for its wildlife and natural beauty.
Zambia gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and its flag tells its story.
The green stands for its natural resources and vegetation.
The red symbolizes its struggle for freedom.
The black represents the people of Zambia.
The orange is the symbol of the country’s mineral wealth.
The eagle soaring above the three vertical bands represents the ability of the people to rise above the nation’s problems.
3 Cool Facts about Zambia (Intrepid Travel Blog)
1. Termite hills in Zambia can grow as big as a small house. Imagine that!
2. Zambia is a completely landlocked country. Can you name the 8 countries that surround Zambia?
3. Zambia relies on copper as one of its biggest exports.
The word kwacha means "dawn".