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LUSAKA CITY, ZAMBIA.


Lusaka is the capital City of Zambia and the largest town in Zambia. Lusaka is also on of the fastest-developing cities in Southern Africa. Lusaka was chosen to be the capital of the British colony of  Northern Rhodesia in 1935, replacing Livingstone due to its central location.


After the federation of Northern and Southern Rhodesia in 1953, it was a centre of the Independence movement amongst the  some of the educated elite that led to the creation of the Republic of Zambia. In 1964, Lusaka became the capital of the newly independent Zambia. In recent years, Lusaka has become a popular urban settlement for Zambians and tourist alike. Lusaka is also the centre of both commerce and government. English is the official language of Zambia and it is widely spoken in Lusaka but Nyanja and Bemba are the most common local languages spoken in Lusaka.

WHAT TO SEE
The Freedom Statue
Tourist attractions include the Kabwata Cultural Village, Lusaka National Museum, the Freedom Statue, the Lusaka playhouse. Lusaka City Market, there is also Sunday Market every Sunday at Arcades Shopping Mall. Lusaka is also the centre if you want to go to Kafue National Park, or toSouth Luangwa National Park or to Livingstone to see the Victoria Falls
Reptile at the Kalimba Farm
We also have the Kalimba Reptile Park is located in the outskirts of Lusaka City, it is just about half an hour drive from the city centre, at Kalimba reptile park, you will find giant Nile crocodiles, a large variety of indigenous snakes, tortoises and other reptiles. It is also one of the few place left in the world were you can see the rare and shy slender-nosed crocodile.


WHERE TO STAY;
You will find the following hotels in the heart of the city, The Raddison Blu HotelChrismar HotelIntercontinental Hotel and many more hotels and lodges including Protea Hotel and the Cross Roads Lodge.

GALLERY
Lusaka National Museum
Munda Wanga Environmental Park
Cathedral of The Holy Cross
Chrismar Hotel
Intercontinental Hotel
Protea Hotel
Raddison Blu Hotel
Lusaka City Market


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