Livingstone, Zambia

What is Livingstone, Zambia known for?


singing based

Some colonial civic buildings were destroyed and replaced with an African architecture, although Livingstone was used as a location for a 1950s Rhodesian town in the 1981 movie ''The Grass is Singing'' (based on the Doris Lessing novel of that name). IMDB Internet Movie Database accessed 10 March 2007. . At the same time, a large infusion of cash from the British government to Zambia at independence was partially used in Livingstone. '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


pioneering research

* The ''Rhodes–Livingstone Institute'' in Livingstone and Lusaka, Zambia, 1940s to 1970s, was a pioneering research institution in urban anthropology. thumb Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (File:Gaborone Airport.jpg) (GBE) Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (ICAO code (International Civil Aviation Organization airport code): FBSK '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


regular summer

international connection to Johannesburg, as well as a regular summer charter to Jamestown, Saint Helena. * Rail (freight only) to Zimbabwe (Rail transport in Zimbabwe) via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Zambia Railways passenger and freight services to Lusaka and the Copperbelt. * Mulobezi Railway * Road to Zimbabwe via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Lusaka-Livingstone road * Recently rehabilitated road to the Kazungula Ferry to link to Botswana, and to Sesheke to connect with the Katima Mulilo Bridge Transcaprivi Highway as part of the Walvis Bay Corridor. Features and attractions of Livingstone Livingstone's main places of interest are: * Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) which is protected and served by the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park on the city's south-western edge. * Wildlife safaris (Safari) (game drives) in the wildlife section of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. * Birdwatching in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. * Batoka Gorges below the Falls in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. * Zambezi River above the Falls including river cruises, sports fishing, kayaking. * Victoria Falls Field Museum featuring geology and archaeology around the Falls. * Flights over the Falls including helicopter and microlight flights. * Livingstone Museum is devoted to archaeology, ethnography and history and contains a collection of memorabilia relating to David Livingstone. In front of the museum there is a statue to him, as well as to Czech ethnographer Emil Holub, erected in 2005. * Maramba Cultural Museum featuring traditional dancing, singing, costumes. * Mukuni Village with its annual Lwiindi Ceremony in July. * Victoria Falls Bridge * Railway Museum (Railway Museum (Livingstone, Zambia)) of the Mulobezi Railway * North-Western Hotel (North-Western Hotel, Livingstone) — built 1909 by 'Mopane' Clarke (awaiting restoration). * Saint Andrews Church — built 1910-11 in memory of David Livingstone and still in use. * The High Court, Livingstone — built in 1910 (awaiting restoration). * Old Government House, Livingstone — the main government office and governor's residence 1907-1935 when Livingstone was the capital of North-Western Rhodesia and Northern Rhodesia; (awaiting restoration). * Craft markets such as Mukuni Victoria Falls Craft Village * Livingstone Golf Course *Maramba old people's home.A home for the aged who have no one to look after them. *Government hostels, former Busiku guest house. *Maramba SDA church,the first SDA church to be opened on the eastern part of Livingstone. *Maramba Market, the biggest market in Livingstone *David Livingstone Secondary school *River side market, just in the heart of maramba compound and the boundary of MAs and Burton Compound * Many more activities and attractions can be found at Livingstone Tourism Association's website. International Relations The City of Livingstone is twinned (twin towns and sister cities) with: * '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


food game

Highway by the Katima Mulilo Bridge. (Low usage level.)'' Communities by the river fish extensively from it, and many people travel from far afield to fish. Some Zambian towns on roads leading to the river levy unofficial 'fish taxes' on people taking Zambezi fish to other parts of the country. As well as fishing for food, game fishing is a significant activity on some parts of the river. Between Mongu and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia), several safari lodges cater for tourists who want to fish for exotic species, and many also catch fish to sell to aquaria. * Katima Mulilo (Namibia) * Mongu, Lukulu, Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) and Sesheke (Zambia) * Victoria Falls (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) and Kariba (Kariba Dam) (Zimbabwe) photo_caption Victoria Falls location Livingstone, Zambia Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe coords '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


taking water

; Although the capital was moved to Lusaka in 1935 to be closer to the economic heartland of the Copperbelt, industries based on timber, hides, tobacco, cotton (including textiles) and other agricultural products grew. A hydroelectric plant was built taking water from the Eastern Cataract of the Falls. The town of Victoria Falls (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) in Southern Rhodesia had the tourist trade, but many supplies were bought from Livingstone. '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.


amp international

to Kasane and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). It is the headquarters of Air Botswana, the national airline of Botswana. Starting August 2010, Air Botswana has direct flights to Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia


wooden game

dictionary mugongo) for playing pieces. Two players scoop four rows of holes in the ground and begin to play, usually with the help of a number of bystanders. However carved wooden game boards exist from earlier years and can also still be bought at tourist markets in Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) and Lusaka. Several variations of the game exist. - 23 April 1951 24 September 1951 RAF Eastleigh, Kenia Dets. at Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia), Northern Rhodesia


international connection

international connection to Johannesburg, as well as a regular summer charter to Jamestown, Saint Helena. * Rail (freight only) to Zimbabwe (Rail transport in Zimbabwe) via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Zambia Railways passenger and freight services to Lusaka and the Copperbelt. * Mulobezi Railway * Road to Zimbabwe via Victoria Falls Bridge (weight restrictions apply). * Lusaka-Livingstone road * Recently rehabilitated road to the Kazungula Ferry


building site

to the bridge building site. ''Horizon'' magazine: "Zambia's Second Industry", February 1965, pp4-11. With the new Bridge open in September 1905, Livingstone boomed. The British South Africa Company moved the capital of the territory there in 1907. ‘’The Northern Rhodesia Journal” online, B. L. Hunt: “Kalomo


food game'

Highway by the Katima Mulilo Bridge. (Low usage level.)'' Communities by the river fish extensively from it, and many people travel from far afield to fish. Some Zambian towns on roads leading to the river levy unofficial 'fish taxes' on people taking Zambezi fish to other parts of the country. As well as fishing for food, game fishing is a significant activity on some parts of the river. Between Mongu and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia), several safari lodges cater for tourists who want to fish for exotic species, and many also catch fish to sell to aquaria. * Katima Mulilo (Namibia) * Mongu, Lukulu, Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) and Sesheke (Zambia) * Victoria Falls (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) and Kariba (Kariba Dam) (Zimbabwe) photo_caption Victoria Falls location Livingstone, Zambia Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe coords '''Pemba''' is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Choma District of the Southern Province of Zambia. It is situated on the 'Great North Road' that runs between Lusaka and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia). The main ethnic group in the town are the Tonga (Tonga people). Prominent educational institutions found here are Pemba Basic School, Pemba High School, Jembo Mission High School and Kasiya Secretarial College.

Livingstone, Zambia

'''Livingstone''' was, until 2012, the capital of the Southern Province (Southern Province, Zambia) of Zambia. Lying 10 km (6.2 mi) to the north of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism centre for the Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls. A historic British colonial (British Empire) city, its present population was estimated at 136,897 inhabitants at the 2010 census. City Population website accessed 10 March 2007 It is named after David Livingstone, the British (United Kingdom) explorer who was the first European to explore the area.

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