Zambia’s capital and biggest city is Lusaka.
Lusaka, one of the fastest-growing towns in Southern Africa, is situated in the southern section of the central plateau at a height of around 1,279 meters (4,195 feet).
The city has a population of roughly 1.7 million people as of 2010, while the urban population is 2.4 million. Lusaka is Zambia’s commercial and political capital, and it is linked to the country’s four major motorways, which run north, south, east, and west. The city’s official language is English, although Nyanja and Bemba are also widely spoken.
Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate, owing mostly to its high elevation.
July is the coldest month, with a monthly mean temperature of 14.9 °C (58.8 °F). Lusaka has hot summers and moderate winters, with chilly weather mostly limited to evenings in June and July.
October is the warmest month, with daily average high temperatures about 32 °C (90 °F). There are two primary seasons: wet and dry, with the dry season lasting about half the year, from April to October.