The Copperbelt province of Zambia is located in the Northern part of the country and gets its name from the Copper mining industry that has a strong presence in the country. The mineral rich area extends into Congo in the North and is of importance to the Zambian economy. The province has no National Parks and is the most urbanized and industrialized of all of Zambia’s provinces.
The Copperbelt province is an important business hub of the country and there are many large towns. The Copper mines provide work for the local people and although the economy still haven’t reached back to it’s heyday of earlier years it still is important to the country.
The Province is home to Kitwe, the second largest city in Zambia. The attraction of the town includes Obote Ave Market, which has many arts and crafts stalls. The town also boasts a University, hospital and all other amenities you can expect of a big African city. The Kafue Rive flows past in the vicinity. The Mindolo dam is a popular resort that has a boat club, swimming pool and a bar.
The Mwekwera Falls and Chembe Bird Sanctuary are all nearby and definitely worth a visit. Most of the trips to the Copperbelt are business orientated and Venues4Africa can help you find the accommodation to suit your needs.
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