Zambia Country Quickfacts
|Area:||752,618 km² |
290,587 sq mi
|Credit Cards:||Major credit cards are accepted in tourist areas, but cash is much more popular.|
|Currency:||Zambian kwacha (ZMK). Locals call their money "pins"|
|Departure Tax:||International flights have a tax of $25USD per person. Domestic flights cost $8USD.|
|Drives on the:||Left|
220 - 240 V (Russian or Great Britian configuration)
|Ethnic Groups:||Nyanja-Chewa, Bemba, Tonga, Tumbuka, Lunda, Luvale, Kaonde, Nkoya and Lozi|
|Location:||Zambia is a vast plateau bordered by Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. The Zambezi River together with Lake Kariba forms the frontier with Zimbabwe.|
|Official Language(s):||English, Nyanja|
|Religion:||Predominantly Christian: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Pentecostal, New Apostolic Church, Lutheran, Seventh-day Adventist, and a variety of Evangelical denominations|
|Time Zone:||CAT (UTC+2)|
|Tipping:||Tipping is accepted in Zambia. 10% is the norm for restaurants and guides.|
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