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Capital City Lusaka

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Located in Zambia :: Lower Zambezi :: Lusaka
Category: Places :: Capital City

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Lusaka is the largest city and capital city of Zambia. The city have well developed road network, rail network and can also be reached by various international flights. Over the years the capital has seen a huge influx of people into the city, which have resulted in rapid population increase. This have also resulted in a huge demand in municipal services which have resulted on the poor service delivery around the city. Due to the pleasant temperature, it is a wonderful place to visit and stay. The main languages spoken in Lusaka are English & Nyanja. For more information the travellers can contact the Zambia National Tourist Board offices in the capital city, which also caters for all the information enquiries of all the cities and towns in Zambia.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Zambian National Tourist Board, 1st Floor Petroda House, Great East Road, Lusaka, Zambia
Contact : Zambian National Tourist Board
Tel : +260(0)21 122 9087
Tel2 : +260(0)21 122 9090
Email : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Airtel or Zamtel

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +260(0)21 129 0985 (Number not reliable)
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +260(0)21 122 2612 (Number not reliable)
Embassy : Yes
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +260(0)21 122 9087
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : ULP/LRP   Petrol Price Index : ZMW 16.06 per litre (Jan-2019)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : ZMW 14.65 per litre (Jan-2019)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +260(0)96 640 1676
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Auto Dealer. Government Services. Auto Spares. Industrial sites. Commercial Offices. Computer/IT Services. Fast Food.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Snorkelling, Surfing, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Sea_Kayaking, Boat Trips, White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Whale or Dolphin Watching, Photography
More Activities: Visit local markets. Play squash. Tennis. Bowling. Cultural centre. National museum. Freedom Stature. Henry Tayali art centre. Art gallery. Visit the Kalimba Reptile park. Kubwata Cultural village.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Speciality emergency services are available, which specialize in air medical evacuations Tel : +260(0)21 127 3302.
There is a Embassy for the SA. (Jan-19)

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] (http://ses-zambia.com/). (2019).

You will find good food supplies here in Shoprite and Spar. (Jan-19)

Hospital Tel is for Victoria Hospital. Doctors' number is for Dr. Tim Meade t/a Copmed medical Ltd. (Jan-19)

From Lusaka you can reach Chipata in a day. (2019).

There is the British Council Library in the city. (Jan-19)

Tow in services contact is for Macfarlanes Truck and Car Ltd. (Jan-19).

Autoworld is one of the places that supplies tyres. (Jan-2019).

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