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Surface: 752 618 km²
Capital: Lusaka
Population: 14,309,466 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June, July and August are the best months to travel to Zambia. This avoids the rainy season with occasional tropical storms. In addition, almost all natural and wildlife parks are closed during the rainy season.

Bemba, Kaonde, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja and Tonga are the official languages ​​in Zambia. In addition, there are over 70 different spoken languages ​​including English.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Zambia.
A visa is required. You can apply online , in person at the Embassy of Zambia in Brussels or approximately 35 euros at the border of Zambia (90 days valid).

Embassies and consulates
Dutch Embassy in Zimbabwe (also for Zambia) .
Dutch consulate in Zambia: .
Embassy of Zambia in Belgium (also Netherlands) .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Zambia, it is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Zambia there is malaria.

Money and Money
In Zambia, paid by the Zambian kwacha (ZMK).

Traffic and route
In Zambia you must drive on the left side of the road.

In Zambia, sometimes an adapter is needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Zambia can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Zambia available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Zambia end in .ZM.
Official website of Zambia: .

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Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Zambia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Zambia.

An overview of all the holidays in Zambia available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Zambia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Zambia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.