- Published: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:00
- Sourced by SolutionsTeam
The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in East Africa. Zambia shares borders with eight our countries. Among these countries are Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Botswana. The capital, center of commerce and administration, is Lusaka. The country’s flag is green with an orange-coloured African fish eagle in flight over three vertical stripes, coloured, from left to right: red, black and orange. Read on to find out 12 interesting facts about Zambia.
. Because of the Victoria Falls’ spray, the forest beside it receives “rain” 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
. If you look at the Victoria Falls’ mist from the correct angle, you will be able to see a circular rainbow. (Of course, all rainbows are really circular, but it is very seldom that we get to see more than the top half.)
. The flag of Zambia was hoisted for the first time at midnight on the 23rd October 1964, symbolising patriotism and the nation’s natural resources.
. Zambia boasts Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
. The local currency is kwacha