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Lusaka at a glance


Because of the three different seasons, Zambia differs from other African countries. Lusaka, the country's most populous city, also stands out with its economy. In Lusaka, one of the fastest developing capitals of the continent, modern buildings create a synthesis with traditional African culture.

Lusaka is known for:


History and Art Nature and Wildlife

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Chongwe (45 km)
Mwembeshi (45 km)
CURRENCY
Zambian Kwacha (ZMW)

COUNTRY CODE
+260

ELECTRIC POWER
C,D,G

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.20

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€25

Average Temperature

January
21,7 °C
February
21,7 °C
March
22,2 °C
April
20,6 °C
May
18,3 °C
June
16,7 °C
July
16,1 °C
August
18,3 °C
September
21,7 °C
October
25 °C
November
23,3 °C
December
21,7 °C

Getting from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport to the city center

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The airport is approximately 20 km from the airport. While public transportation is not available, there are daily passenger buses operating the route.

Average time from airport: -

Distance from airport: 20 km

TAXI:

From Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) you can easily reach the city center via taxi. The drive takes around 30 minutes.

Average taxi price: $11

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