About Lusaka

Picture of Lusaka at night

Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia, and it serves as the political and economic center of the country. Being the location of numerous important Zambian institutions, including the National Assembly of Zambia, the Mulungushi International Conference Center, and most notably the University of Zambia, the country's first higher education institution. In addition, The Kenneth Kaunda Airport is located in Lusaka and has road and rail connections to other regions of the nation, allowing easy access for travel. 

Being one of the South-Central African region´s fastest-growing cities, Lusaka is a bustling metropolis that is home to several active markets and thriving, expanding communities. Lusaka is a city full of life! The area is home to a number of colleges and universities, making the city a vibrant student city. The local language Nyanja is the primary tongue used in Lusaka, while English is the official language of government and education. Nevertheless, Lusaka is home to numerous diverse regional languages, and Lusaka is a multicultural city. 

The city that is expanding rapidly has a lot to offer and do for students. There are many locations to visit in Lusaka that will allow you to fully appreciate its rich and lengthy history and culture. Lusaka has a lot to offer in terms of attractions for students who are interested in the arts, theater, music, or sports, making it a great city for student life Traditional foods and a variety of high-caliber restaurants tempt food lovers. All year long, Lusaka hosts a range of musical and cultural events for those who like the arts and dance. The cost of living in Lusaka is affordable for students. 

Nature can be found close by the city, and there are many options to enjoy wildlife in and around Lusaka, including the Chaminuka Game Reserve, Lusaka National Park, and Lilay Lodge on the outskirts of the city, as well as botanic gardens, wildlife parks, picnic areas, and swimming pools inside the city itself. For a weekend getaway, Lower Zambezi National Park is a nearby national park where you can go game viewing and enjoy wildlife.