She was formerly called Northern Rhodesia, till her independence on the 24th of October, 1964. She has a population of about 22,ooo,ooo people. Her official language is English, other major tongues spoken include; Bemba, Tonga, Kaoonde, Lozi, Lunda,Nyanja, chewa and Luvale.
Zambia has her capital as Lusaka, and she is neighbor to DR Congo and Tanzania in the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south and Angola to the west.
The climate in Zambia is tropical, sometimes humid sub-tropical or tropical wet and dry. She experiences two seasons, a Summer with rains between November and April; and a Winter that is dry between May/June and October/November.
The Zambian economy thrives mainly on her copper mining industry, thus most of her people delve into mining and some others to Agriculture which mostly they operate subsistent.
The country is officially a Christian nation, the culture is mainly a blend of the indigenous Bantu and some European spices of influence. The people are mostly pre-occupied traditionally by pottery, basketry, Stool making and many more.
She (Zambia) is a nation blessed with so many beautiful works of nature. On a visit to Zambia one would amazed at the breathtaking presence of the Victoria falls. It’s worthy to note, that there are 17 other waterfalls in Zambia.
The Zambezi river that cascades over the Victoria falls is a wonder to behold. At the game parks that flank the Zambezi river, a healthy wildlife exist therein, and one could get to see nature flaunt its comeliness in vegetation and animal presence. Lake Kariba, Tanganyika, Bangweulu, Mweru all make for worthy viewing. With all these beatitudes, Zambia is fast becoming a major tourist sight of attraction. Her people are friendly and hospitable, their meals really palatable, their music richly rooted in their cultural heritage. Zambia will make a perfect place for tour adventurers.