Luangwa, Zambia

Luangwa is a village at the mouth of the Luangwa in the province of Lusaka in Zambia. It is located 347 meters above sea level and is the seat of administration of the same district with 18,948 inhabitants ( 2000 census ).

Luangwa is a border town. On the opposite bank of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe is Kanyemba, on the opposite bank of the Luangwa Zumbo in Mozambique. Between Kanyemba, Luangwa and Zumbo should lead a pontoon bridge for cars ever since April 2006.

In the center of the village there is a large Baobab, called the Livingstone tree. The period beginning with the village of Lower Zambezi National Park offers a wildlife with elephants, hippos, crocodiles and many other species directly at the location. The most important employer is the state, working for the police and customs officers. The village has a primary school. The Rust Invest Bank plans to open a branch overlooking the tourism and the neighboring Zumbo 2007.

Luangwa is to be supplied from Chongwe ago with a 88 -kilovolt power line. From there is a 33 -kilovolt line the surrounding areas with 19,000 people provide (as of 2005).

Chongwe | Kafue | Luangwa | Lusaka

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  • Location in Zambia
  • Lusaka ( province )
  • Place in Africa