Chipata

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General Information

Chipata, formerly known as Fort Jameson, is the capital town of the Eastern Province of Zambia. It is located in the Eastern parts of the country and has a total population of about 100 000 residents. This town serves as the business and administrative centre of the province and even has a “welcome arch” for visitors.

The town was originally named after the 19th century politician and adventurer Leander Starr Jameson. The majority of Chipata’s residents speak the Nyanja and English languages and also has a large number of Indian-speaking inhabitants.

Accommodation in Chipata

Chipata offers wonderful spectrum of tourist accommodation options for those who would like to stay the night. There are bed and breakfasts, hotels, self-catering units, guest houses and camping sites in the area. Please see our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.

 Activities in Chipata

The town of Chipata offers a great selection of outdoor activities and attractions. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy visiting this town and there is something for everyone to do.

Things to do in Chipata include:

  • Chipata Golf Course
  • Local Markets
  • Luambe National Park
  • Lukusuzi National Park
  • Lupande Safaris
  • South Luangwa National Park

Businesses

The town of Chipata has a very successful business community thanks to all the tourist attractions in the vicinity. Tourists will find many local products, stalls, souvenirs and shops in the area. The restaurants in the area are all of high quality and there is something to suit every taste. Please view our business directory for more information on businesses you will find in the region.

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