Current travel advisories for Zambia

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Zambia.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Zambia is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 12 million citizens and a land mass of 752,614 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.4 / 5

Zambia shares land borders with 7 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.4 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.8), Zimbabwe (2.6), Tanzania (2.4), Angola (2.2), Mozambique (2.2), Namibia with (2.0) and Malawi with (1.5 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/zambia-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Zambia.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/zambia

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Zambia due to violent crime.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/zambia

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
Avoid all non-essential travel to the border areas with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Mozambique due to the presence of landmines. The local authorities can provide advice on affected areas.

Reisewarnstufe: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Zambia to exercise caution.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/zambia

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/zambia/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 12 million
Covering landmass
752,614 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Kwacha (ZMK)
ISO 2-Letter Code
ZM
Phone prefix
+260
Top Level Domain
.zm
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Zambia (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.