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.
2 Cool Facts about Zambia (Intrepid Travel Blog)
1. The termite hills are the size of a house.
2. Zambia is a completely landlocked country, surrounded by seven countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
The word kwacha means "dawn".