Zambia, in Southern Africa, is a landlocked country of rugged terrain and diverse wildlife, with many parks and safari areas. On its border with Zimbabwe is famed Victoria Falls - also called Mosi-oa-Tunya, or “Smoke That Thunders” - plunging a misty 108 metres into narrow Batoka Gorge. Spanning the Zambezi River just below the falls is Victoria Falls Bridge, a spectacular viewpoint.
This friendly country is blessed with awe-inspiring natural wonders, abundant wildlife, huge bodies of water and vast open spaces,
Zambia offers unforgettable holidays exploring the real Africa.
Acknowledged as one of the safest countries in the world to visit, Zambia’s welcoming people live in peace and harmony.
And here, in the warm heart of Africa, you will find some of the finest safari experiences on the planet, including face-to-face encounters with nature at its most untrammelled. Spectacular waterways provide adrenaline thrills or a leisurely playground for all ages. The birdlife is among the most diverse in the world.
Seventeen magnificent waterfalls, in addition to the spectacular Victoria Falls, provide avid adventurers with unique experiences and a taste of village life. Spectacular daily sunsets are almost guaranteed in this slice of paradise. (From Zambia tourism)
Zambia gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and its flag tells its story:
green - natural resources and vegetation.
red - struggle for freedom.
black - people of Zambia.
orange - 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.
Cool Facts about Zambia
Zambia has 5 vast lakes, 3 major rivers, 17 or more waterfalls, and various wetland areas. . Imagine that!
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The word kwacha means "dawn".