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Zambia Flag The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa. It shares land borders with Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

As of 2009, the population of Zambia was estimated as being 12,935,000. The country's capital and largest city is Lusaka, which has a population of about 3.1 million.

Zambia Country Details


Country Name Zambia
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southern Africa
Flag Zambia Flag
Principal Language English
Capital Lusaka


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Zambia (Bradt Travel Guide Zambia)
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For some 20 years, Bradt's Zambia has been widely acknowledged asthe best guidebook on the market, with superior coverage in almost every field.In this new sixth edition, background information - history, culture andnatural history - remains as comprehensive as ever, while practical guidance,including in-depth reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, is now strongerthan ever for Victoria Falls and Zambia's top national parks and wildlife areas.This new edition, whilst still providing full coverage of the country,concentrates on the places that people really want to visit in Zambia: Zambia'sgame-rich safari regions and wildlife areas, along with the Victoria Falls. Alsoincluded are GPS coordinates for the small but growing number of self-drivevisitors to Zambia, plus information on walking safaris and activities atVictoria Falls and on the Zambezi.

Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Michael Grosberg, Kate Morgan & Richard Waters

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Let Victoria Falls carry you to the ultimate bird's-eye view, wander along the cobbled streets of Mozambique Island, or canoe past swimming elephants; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Zambia, Mozambique, and Malawi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, religion, history, literature, music, dance, politics, wildlife, and cuisine
  • Over 51 local maps
  • Useful features - including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Walking Safaris
  • Coverage of Lusaka, Lilongwe, Harare, Chingola, Kitwe, Ndola, the Copperbelt, Livingstone, Maputo, Beira, Vilankulo, Bazaruto Archipelago, Inhambane, Nampula, Blantyre, Limbe, Mzuzu, Karonga, Zomba, Mangochi, Monkey Bay, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi, our most comprehensive guide to Zambia, Mozambique, and Malawi, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Southern Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mary Fitzpatrick, Michael Grosberg, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan, Nick Ray, and Richard Waters.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

The Zambia Travel Journal
By Younghusband World Travel Journals

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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"I don't always design travel journals, but when I do they are the kind of travel journals that people throw parades for." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

THE ZAMBIA TRAVEL JOURNAL has been carefully crafted by the legendary nomad Cormac Younghusband to help make your trip unforgettable, fun and organized—with plenty of room to help spur spontaneity and document new discoveries.

This journal can help you plan, live out and record every stage of your journey to Zambia—from pre-trip, to getting there, to being there, to getting home, and afterwards.

"Zambia food is among the world's finest. They do this thing with the thing!" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

The first part of the journal is for PRE-TRIP PLANNING and contains sections for important information, a page to write about what inspired you to make the trip, a page to write about the who, where, what, when, how of the journey, a page to make note of your travel companions, a number of pages to organize your travel research.* Plus, you will find sections for drafting an itinerary and keeping a journey to-do checklist.

The second part of the journal deals with GETTING THERE, containing sections to describe getting there and arriving.

The third part of the journal is all about BEING THERE. There are sections for: tracking the stuff you buy and for your daily adventures there are 50 two-page daily records to keep notes on: day #, date, weather, places visited, what happened today + thoughts on what happened, the highlight of the day and extensive notes (with a handy reminder list of things to write about). Because there are about 13,817,479 people in Zambia, there's also a section to record the names and contact info of the people you meet along the way.

The fourth part of the journal is for GETTING HOME, that fateful day you depart and the days that follow. There are sections for describing your departure, for making your own top 10 highlights lists, a country radar to help you create a signature review of the country, and an afterwards where you can sum up the meaning of your trip.

When a trip is over, Cormac Younghusband recommends you start planning your NEXT TRIP. To help, there is a section where you can make a travel wish list.

Also included is a COUNTRY BRIEF to give you important info on the destination and a MAP to give you an idea of the lay of the land. Plus, at the back of the book there are sections for: generic packing ideas, measures and conversions, and pages for notes, sketches, maps and such

"Find a place in the world you haven't been, and go there. Keep on trucking, my friends" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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"Why visit Zambia? Because, it's there." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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WHEREVER YOU'RE GOING, YOUNGHUSBAND WORLD TRAVEL JOURNALS HAS THE PERFECT JOURNAL FOR YOU.

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guide Zambia)
By Chris McIntyre

Bradt Travel Guides
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Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveller: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt's Zambia is the essential travel companion for anyone going to this under-explored safari destination.

Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit the largest waterfalls on earth at Victoria Falls, canoe past swimming elephants in Lower Zambezi, or hike the dramatic scenery of Mt Mulanje; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, economy, religion, music & dance, literature, environment, wildlife, cuisine
  • Over 50 maps
  • Covers Lusaka, Chipata, Zambezi River, Kafue National Park, Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba, Mozambique Island, Maputo, Quirimbas Archipelago, Lake Niassa, Chimanimani Mountains, Lake Malawi, Mt Mulanje, Lilongwe and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi , our most comprehensive guide to Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check outLonely Planet Africa guide and Southern Africa guide for a comprehensive look at all these regions have to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also includin
By Mark W. Nolting

Global Travel Publishers
Paperback (640 pages)

Africa s Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also includin
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Africa's Top Wildlife Countries highlights and compares wildlife reserves and other major attractions in the continent’s best countries for game viewing – making the planning of the journey of a lifetime easy! African countries, and the wildlife reserves within them, vary greatly as to the types and quality of safari experiences they offer. This is the only guidebook that effectively assists travelers in choosing the best destinations for the kind of wildlife experience they would most enjoy by comparing travel options among all the top wildlife countries.
Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Kate Armstrong, Mary Fitzpatrick, Anthony Ham & Kate Morgan

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Lonely Planet Southern Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stand in awe at Victoria Falls, take a safari in Chobe National Park or climb one of the massive red dunes of Sossusvlei, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Southern Africa and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Southern Africa Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, politics, local customs, music, wildlife, and environment
  • Over 125 maps
  • Useful features - including Month by Month (annual festival calendar), Planning a Safari, and wildlife guide
  • Coverage of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Southern Africa, our most comprehensive guide to Southern Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet destination guides for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alan Murphy, Kate Armstrong, Lucy Corne, Jane Cornwell, Mary Fitzpatrick, Michael Grosberg, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan and Richard Waters.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - The New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -Fairfax Media (Australia)

Zambia
By Ian Murphy

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Zambia
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