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It will be also interesting to see the cities – Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe, Livingstone and others, as Zambia is the most urbanized African country, and its cities are actively developing.

Zambia, the complete official form is the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in South Africa. It shares borders with 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, Angola to the west. The total area of the country is almost 753 thousand square kilometers; the population is more than 14 million people. The country's capital and largest city is Lusaka. The official language is English.

The climate of the country is tropical. The terrain of Zambia mostly consists of plateaus with a few hills, mountains, and river valleys.

The national currency is the Zambian kwacha. Money can be exchanged at banks and bureaux de change. The majority of hotels, restaurants, and the bigger shops accept credit cards. ATMs are available within all major cities and towns. Zambia is one of the most beautiful, diverse and friendly African countries. Its amazing nature and eclectic culture attract many tourists from all over the world.

Some of the tourists come to visit the famous Zambia’s national parks, covering a third of its territory: South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi and Kafue, where you can see abundant wildlife: lions, rhinos, elephants and giraffes. In Kasanka National Park you can become a witness of an impressive event – bats migration in November and December.

Some are longing to see the Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall on the Earth. You can not only watch this natural wonder but also go whitewater rafting, river boarding and abseiling.

While Canoeing Zambezi River you can meet crocs, elephants and hippos, and enjoy gorgeous wild landscapes.

In Zambia you can also take part in walking safari or bush camping and get an experience you will never forget.

Zambia boasts the longest fresh-water lake in the world (and the second deepest!) – Tanganyika Lake. It is inhabited by 350 species of fish, the majority of which are endemic.

Another lake, Kariba Lake, is often called Zambia’s French Riviera. Here you will find spectacular views, perfect fishing and boating opportunities, as well as gorgeous beaches.

It will be also interesting to see the cities – Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe, Livingstone and others, as Zambia is the most urbanized African country, and its cities are actively developing.

Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVI), situated near Livingstone.

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN), located in Lusaka.

Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) located in the city of Ndola.

As Zambia has no outlet to the sea, the only diving possible here is fresh-water diving in the lakes.

In 800-meter-long Lake Kashiba you will find great biodiversity and crystal-clear water. On the sides the depth of the lake comprises 100 meters, but no one knows how deep it is in the center, which makes it a diving challenge.

Lake Tanganyika offers great variety of fish species, perfect water visibility, big underwater outcrops and steep drop-offs.

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