Taking a trip to Africa is a very amazing experience to enjoy. Zambia is a country in East Africa.  It is a beautiful country.

If you are visiting the country for the first time, here are five things you should know.


The currency in use in Zambia is the  Zambian kwacha. You can convert your local currency to American dollars, which is 1 USD to ZMW = 21.2227 Zambian Kwacha.

2. Safety

It best to travel with travel insurance, Over the past years, the country has had no safety concerns.

Moreover, keep your belongings safe also. When travelling to Zambia, it is essential to stay aware.

3. language

English is the official language spoken in Zambia. There are other local dialects also commonly spoken among the locals which is dependent on which tribe they are from.  However, Bemba is the most widely spoken local language in the country.


The major religion practised in Zambia is Christianity. However, Islam is also practised in the country.

5. Culture

Just like every African country, Zambia takes pride in its heritage and culture. Zambians are hospitable and welcoming

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