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Town Medium Petauke

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Located in Zambia :: Luangwa Basin  :: Petauke
Category: Places :: Town Medium


Petauke town is situated within the Western province of Zambia and is the capital for this province. The town is situated halfway between the capital city Lusaka and Malawian border and is dominated by the Nsenga people.

The backbone of the town economy is on agriculture with production of maize, cotton, sunflower, groundnut and soya beans. (2019).

Address :  Petauke, Zambia
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Airtel. Zamtel. MTN

Destination Information
Police Hospital Petrol Diesel Laundromat Shops Shopping Centre Bank ATM Foreign Exchange Internet Cafe Lodging Camping Butchery Bakery Liquor Restaurant Pharmacy Airstrip Tyre Repair Tyre Sales
Petrol Type :  ULP/LRP

Game Viewing Bird Watching

Travelling Information

Locals confirmed that the nearby airstrip is operational but rarely used. (2019).

There is the Puma fuel stop and Kobil fuel station in the town. (Feb-2019).

Tow-in services: +27(0)97 473 7848 / +260(0)96 676 1647 (Based in Lusaka). (2019).

Hospital contact is for Petauke District Hospital. There is also the Petauke District Health Office, Tel: +260(0)21 637 1075. For pharmaceutical services there is the Ekada Pharmacy situated along ChaChaCha Road. There is also the Merry Hearts Pharmacy situated on Central Street, Petauke Shopping Complex. (Feb-2019).

NOTE: Visitors to Zambia are advised to have their own personal travel insurance. Local police, hospitals, clinics etc. cannot be relied upon.
Please note that any emergency numbers indicated on our data will be for the local police, hospital, clinic etc. and most of the times, don't work. Many tourism sites show the numbers like 999 for police, they often don’t work.

If you have a medical problem when in Zambia, Specialty Emergency Services has a Call Centre (24 hours). Phone them on 737. This company has offices in Livingstone, Lusaka and Kitwe. But they will fly anywhere to assist if visitors have the right insurance. If you want to check your insurance, contact SES on [email protected]. ( (2019).

There is the ZANACO Bank and ATM and Barclays Bank. (Feb-2019).

There is a police station in town but could not obtain the telephone contact even from the hospital. (Feb-2019).

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