What travelers say about Lusaka
It lies at the junction of the Great North Road, which runs to Tanzania, and the Great East Road, which goes to Malawi.
The capital covers an area of over 70 km2 and is one of the fastest-growing cities in central Africa.
Lusaka enjoys a wonderful climate with warm, sunny summers and mild winters with loads of sunshine.
Lusaka was founded by Europeans in 1905 and it the name of the headman of a nearby African village. Its ... More main growth occurred after 1935, when it replaced Livingstone as the capital of the British colony of Northern Rhodesia.
Today Lusaka is a very busy metropolis with a population of about 2 millions inhabitants and an incredible mix between old and new.
The fast-growing industrial development has brought together people of many nationalities, making it a bustling centre for economic, political and cultural activities.
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