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Solwezi

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Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.

General Information

Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia.  Solwezi has a population of around 65,000 and is at an elevation of 1235m above sea level.

Kaonde is the largest tribe in Solwezi, but you can also find large numbers of Lunda and Luvale speaking people.

The main industry here is copper mining at Kansanshi Mine (about 10 km North) run by First Quantum Minerals, and Lumwana Mine (about 65 km West) run by Equinox Minerals.  Uranium is also mined here.

Not far from the city centre you can find the "Kifubwa Rock Stream Shelter" which is located next to the Kifubwa River. There are inscriptions to be found there dating back to the Stone Age people.

Solwezi is not actually an attractive town or a tourist attraction in general, but it is a major centre.  Many use it to get supplies if coming from Lusaka and heading west, or driving to Kafue National Park northern section.  Solwezi is used at It is a good place to refuel if travelling further.  There are branches of Zambia's main banks in the town centre, as well as a large Shoprite supermarket.

Accommodation in Solwezi

Solwezi offers a good variety of accommodation options. There are a range of guest houses, bed and breakfasts, and even a Hotel in the area. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on all the places to stay in the area.

Activities in Solwezi

There is not much to do in Solwezi itself, as it is here that most tourists just travel through and perhaps stop to refuel and replenish their food supplies.  Please see our activity directory for more information of possible things to do in this town.

Businesses

Recently Solwezi has experienced a surge in development with the reopening of Kansanshi mine.  There is plenty of construction work going on in the form of houses and offices.

Tourists can find shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity.

The local restaurants are a culinary delight and there is something for every taste. Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you can find in the region.

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