Livingstone is a city located in the Southern Province of Zambia. It is a town on the Zimbabwe border and has a total population of approximately 140 000 residents. Lying 10km to the North of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism centre for Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls.
This British colonial city used to be the capital of the province, but this changed in 2012. The city is named after a Scottish explorer, David Livingston, who was the first European to walk on these grounds.
Livingstone serves as the tourism centre for tourists visiting the Victoria Falls. This city has a humid subtropical climate with very hot summers and wet, rainy winters.
Accommodation in Livingstone
The city of Livingstone offers a great selection of visitor accommodation options for those who wish to stay over. There are many bed and breakfasts, hotels, lodges, self-catering units and camping sites available in the vicinity. Please visit our accommodation directory for a full list of places to stay in the area.
Activities in Livingstone
Livingstone offers a wide variety of outdoor activities and Historical attractions. There is something to do for every member of the family.
Things to do in Livingstone include:
- Batoka Gorges
- Livingston Museum
- Maramba Cultural Museum
- Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
- Victoria Falls
- Zambezi River
The business sector of Livingstone is doing very well thanks to tourist funding generated from visits. You will find many stalls, shops, souvenirs, local products and top quality restaurants in the vicinity. Please view our business directory for more information on all the businesses you will find in the region.
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