The Ultimate Travel Guide to Zambia

In this post, we’ll talk about Zambia. We’ll learn about Zambia people, Zambia language, Zambia religion, Zambia map, and we’ll be checking if Zambia is a country or a city, if Zambia is safe to visit, what to do in Zambia while you are there, sightseeing places to visit in Zambia!

Introduction to Zambia

If we are to tell one thing every traveler loves about Africa is African Safari tours which you can experience nowhere else. Zambia is the heaven for Safari tour lovers, with a lot of iconic scenes and wildlife to offer adventurous visitors.

Let’s get to know this Safari heaven so-called Zambia!

Recent history of Zambia

Zambia’s colonization by the UK

Similar to its neighbor, Zimbabwe, Zambia was colonized by the UK at the same time and became a British colony for a while.

Zambia’s independence from the UK

After two independence elections, Zambia gained independence from the UK on October 24, 1964.

People in Zambia

Ethnic groups in Zambia

Zambia has a population of 17.3 million people in it. About 90% of Zambians belong to one of the 9 major Zambian tribes, and the rest are mixed races, as a legacy of Zambia’s colonization days!
There is a notable Zimbabwean population living in Zambia today.

Official language in Zambia

The sole official language in Zambia is English which is being used mostly for education and business while most people speak a local language at home and for their daily communications with others.
There are 24 recognized local languages in Zambia, the main one being Bemba, and the second-largest Zambian language is Nyanja.

Religion in Zambia

More than 85% of Zambia’s population identify as Christian and the rest are following Traditional African religions. There’s also a small minority of Muslims and Atheists in Zambia.

What to do in Zambia

Zambia is the best country in Africa for Safari tours

Zambia has a diverse nature and beautiful national parks such as Lower Zambezi National Park, Kafue National Park, and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park where you can visit via Safari tours and have the best Safari tour of your life in Zambia.

Victoria Falls in Zambia

Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world with a total width of 1,708 meters (5,604 ft).
Victoria Falls is located between Zambia and Zimbabwe border. The advantage of visiting Victoria Falls from Zambia is that you can get closer to the water, while the advantage of visiting Victoria falls in Zimbabwe is a better view of the main falls in Victoria falls.

Zambezi River in Zambia

Zambezi River is the fourth largest river in Africa, crossing 6 countries of ZambiaAngolaNamibiaBotswanaZimbabwe, and Mozambique.

The Zambezi River in Zambia is truly beautiful and worth visiting.


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11 thoughts on “The Ultimate Travel Guide to Zambia

  1. That’s really cool! I sort of have an ethical issue with safaris though because the people who run the business keep their employees in poverty and none of the locals can afford safari prices because it’s more than what they make in a year! My friend did one in Tanzania and she told me all about it

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