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There is electricity in much of the urban areas of Zambia. Hydro power is provided from the power stations at Kariba North, Victoria Falls and Kafue. Many rural parts of the country run on diesel power stations and many are now coming onto solar power.
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Where is Zambia?

Zambia lies in the south of Africa. Zambia shares its borders witha lot of countries. It neighbors the Democratic Republic of theCongo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east,Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, andAngola to the west. Zambia has no coastal line.

Who is the President of Zambia?

Edgar Lungu is the current president of Zambia. He was elected intooffice on January 25th, 2015 after the death of former presidentMicheal Sata. Edgar Lungu was born on November 11th, 1956 in the town of Ndola,Zambia. He is married to Esther Lungu and has 6 kids. He graduatedfrom the University of Zambia, the largest university in Zambia.His current party is The Patriotic Front.

What continent is Zambia in?

Zambia is a country in the continent of Africa . The Republicof Zambia was formerly known as Northern Rhodesia. It is locatedin South Central Africa. It is landlocked.

How was Zambia found?

Zambia was found by a Scottish explorer, Doctor David Livingstone, while he was searching for the source of the Nile in 1855.

How old is Zambia?

Zambia just turned 49 on 24th October, 2013,having being born in 1964 the same day and month.

What is the climate in Zambia?

In Zambia, the cool, dry season is from April to August, while the hot, dry season is from August to October or November, and the warm, rainy season is from November to April. Average daily high temperatures in Lusaka the capital are 79 degrees F (26 degrees C) in January, 73 F (23 C) in July, and 88 C (31 C) in October, but climate varies widely by region. The northwest receives the most rain, the central region is cooler, and the east is hotter and drierThe climate in Zambia varies in most regions. Ideally, the climateshould be tropical since Zambia is in tropics region however, thisis affected by the high altitude.

What was Zambia and Malawi?

At one time in the 1950's and 60's, three countries, Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland made up the 'Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland'. Now they are the independent countries, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi.

Is Zambia landlocked?

Yes, Zambia is landlocked. It neighbours the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. Zambia has no coastal line.

How poor is Zambia?

Zambia is still a very poor country but has shown signs of improving under the current government. The original UNIP government of Kenneth Kaunda set the country back many years by taking over and mismanaging the copper mining industry. This vital industry has never recovered. New agricultural initiatives and the discovery of new coal deposits will help redevelopment .

Information on Zambia?

Zambia is a country approximately in the middle of Africa. It is south of Congo, north of Zimbabwe and has a population of about 14,500,000. The majority of citizens being Bemba and Tonga.

Minerals in Zambia?

Zambia has a wide spectrum of metallic minerals in that country.They have copper, cobalt, gold, and gem stones found there.

What is there in Zambia?

Zambia has a lot to offer in the way of sightseeing. The largest attraction is in the south on the Zambezi River: The Victoria Falls. These spectacular falls are the widest in the world and are over 100 feet tall. The first white man to see them was the missionary-explorer David Livingstone. Zambia also has many national parks and other natural attractions. In the south, there are Kafue NP and Lower Zambezi NP. In the northwest, there is Liuwa Plain NP. In the north and east there are Lake Tanganyika, Shiwa Ng'andu, North Luangwa NP, and South Luangwa NP. Lusaka is the largest urban center

What is the currency of Zambia?

The Zambian kwacha, which is divided into 100 ngwee. Kwacha derives from the Nyanja and Bemba word for "dawn". (Both are languages in Zambia.) Ngwee translates as "bright" in Nyanja.

What is the flag of Zambia?

The Zambian flag is green with an eagle in the top right corner. There's a square with 3 vertical stripes (red, black, orange - L-R) in the bottom right corner. http://flagspot.net/flags/zm.html

When was Zambia industrialized?

Zambia was starting to be industrialised in the late 1920's . By then copper mines had sprung up along the copperbelt, eventually resulting in 6 or more deep shaft mines. After WW2 the mines had really started producing a lot of copper. At this time 'open pit' miing also got bigger. The construction of Kariba Dam in the 1950's meant much more power available for industry.

What waterfalls are in Zambia?

The Victoria Falls are on the Zambesi River in south west Zambia. -There are various falls on the Kafue river, but nothing spectacular.

What are the industries of Zambia?

Zambia's largest industry is mining, which accounts for 80% of exports and 15% of the GDP. The country has vast reserves of copper, cobalt, coal, and smaller amounts of amethyst, flourite, feldspar, gypsum, aquamarine, lead, zinc, tin, and gold. The other important industries are manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism.

Who discovered Zambia?

The area now covered by Zambia was discovered by Dr. David Livingstone around 1855. - It was first called Northern Rhodesia, then given independence in 1964 and re-named Zambia

Were is Zambia and Zimbabwe?

Zambia is directly south of Congo, in central Africa. Zambia's southern border is the Zambesi River and the other side is Zimbabwe.

Do people in Zambia have electricity?

Yes. They have large hydroelectric systems at Kariba and Kafue and many smaller systems in other places. Some isolated towns have diesel power stations and solar power is being built in many places. The Copperbelt had many coal power stations, but I'm not sure if they still operate.

What jobs do they have in Zambia?

With copper as the largest resource, the majority of jobs in Zambiaare in mining. Zambia is also among the world's largest producersof emeralds.

What is the GDP of Zambia?

In 2008, the most recent data, the gross domestic product (PPP) was $17.409 billion. Per capita it was $1,482.

Is Zambia in India?

No. Zambia is a country. India is also a country. Zambia is in thecontinent of Africa, a long way from India.

What is 'Thank you' in Zambia?

Twalumba is an equivalent of 'Thank you' in ciTonga'. But there are 72 different language groups in Zambia. It therefore depends upon where you're going and what the people there speak. In much of the southern province, including Kalomo and Livingstone, most people speak ciTonga.

What holidays does Zambia have?

Public holidays in Zambia include New Year's Day, Easter, Labor Day (May 1st), Youth Day (March 19th), African Freedom Day (May 25th), Heroes and Unity Day (1st Monday and Tuesday in July), Farmer's Day (1st Monday in August), Independence Day (October 24th), and Christmas.

What is 'Welcome' in Zambia?

Mwabonwa is an equivalent of 'Welcome [to our home]' in ciTonga. But there are 72 different language groups in Zambia. It therefore depends upon where you're going and what the people there speak. In much of the southern province, including Kalomo and Livingstone, most people speak ciTonga.

What is 'No' in Zambia?

As English is the official language your answer will be 'no'. However In Nyanja, also known as Chewa, 'Lyayi' use strongly, or 'ayi' is more polite

Does Zambia have electricity?

Yes, Zambia has lots of electricity in the towns. There are at least 3 large hydro-electric systems and many smaller ones. Some smaller towns have diesel generators.

Where is Shangombo in Zambia?

This is one of the remotest places in Zambia, in the south west, straddling the Angola border. At the western end of Rd. 462, it is so small I'm not sure it could even be called a town.

Is there rain in Zambia?

Zambia's rainfall varies from 30 inches in the Livingstone area to 53 inches in Mwinilunga. The climate from December to April is warm and wet with frequent heavy showers and thunderstorms

What are the hobbies in Zambia?

What you can do in Zambia varies. Many people fish, farm, and even see each lake, river, or waterfall to view the beautiful sights.

What is the geology of Zambia?

Zambia is effectively sandwiched between the Kasai, Zimbabwe - Kaapvall and Tanzania cratons. The oldest succession of rocks in the country (c.3000 Ma.- 2050 Ma.), the basement supergroup, consists mostly of granitic gneissis and migmatites, found throughout eastern, central and southern Zambia. Overlying these basement rocks and generally exhibiting an infolded, imbricate and tectonized contact with the basement sequence are a series of younger sedimentary sequences; the Muva Supergroup, the Mporokoso Group and the Kasama Formation which form part of the regional Irumide and Zambezi oragenic Belts.

Was Zambia a colony?

Yes, Zambia was at one time a colony of a European power. During the Berlin Conference, the Europeans divided up Africa and its people for their own benefit. They were trying to obtain the resources there, and so they gave the people no say.

Are there yaks in Zambia?

No, it is too hot for them. They live on the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayan region of south Central Asia. Mongolia and into Russia

Why do Zambia have the economy that they do?

Zambia has the economy it does because of persistent government interference in business and agriculture. The country has never managed to recover from the corrupt 28 year regime of Kenneth Kaunda,

Who explored Zambia?

Dr David Livingstone was the main explorer of the region. His expeditions were followed by Henry Stanley who went to search for him.

Can you get milk in Zambia?

Indeed you can. In fact, Zambia's milk production is so plentiful they no longer require imported milk, they are largely self-sufficient. See related links, below, for more information.

What is a feature about Zambia?

The salient and most famous feature of Zambia is the huge andbeautiful Victoria Falls. Nothing else I have ever seen matchesstopping on the train that crosses this incredible scene andviewing it all.

How did Zambia there independence and when?

On October 24, 1964 Northern Rhodesia gained independencefrom Britain. The people of the area resented British rule andchanged the name of the country to Zambia. Kenneth Kaunda becamethe first president.

Why was Zambia colonized?

The British South Africa Company colonized Zambia in the 1890s. In return for colonizing, the BSAC was given the rights over all mineral resources within the colony.

Is Zambia in Mexico?

No. Mexico is on the southern tip of North America (just south of the United States), while Zambia is a country in southern Africa.

How does Zambia travel?

Zambians have an extensive railway system to all main cities and buses to almost every town.

Is Zambia colonised?

No. -Zambia is an independent country. When it was Northern Rhodesia it was colonised by Great Britain.

What is please in Zambia?

It is usually "chonde", but there are many languages spoken there. If you are in the far south it could be "ndapota" . Anywhere in the north will understand "tafadali"