Zambia Maps and Orientation

(Zambia, ZM, Southern Africa)

Located on the southerly side of Africa, the country of Zambia is completely landlocked, being bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north.

Zambia is approximately the size of France and lies directly to the west of Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania, and to the north of Zimbabwe and Botswana. Namibia's Caprivi Strip is to be found to the south-west, while Angola is sited to the west.

Those getting around this African nation will find that there are five main geographical regions, namely Central Zambia, the Copperbelt (central / north), Eastern Zambia , the Northern Plateau (north-east) and the Zambezi Basin (west).

Maps and Orientation of the Country

Lying on the southern side of Central Zambia, Lusaka serves as the capital city, being relatively close to the border with Zimbabwe and Lake Kariba. Directly to the south-west is the town of Livingstone, which for many functions as the gateway to the world famous Victoria Falls.

Other notable towns and cities include those of Chingola, Chipata, Kabwe, Kasama, Kitwe, Luanshya, Mufulira and Ndola.

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Map of Zambia