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Zambia Postal Code

Zambia is officially known as the Republic of Zambia which is located in Central, Southern and East Africa. It is bordered by Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, Tanzania on the northeast, Malawi on the east, Mozambique on the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana on the south, Namibia on the southwest, and Angola on the west.

Lusaka is the capital and largest city in Zambia. The major urban areas in Zambia include Chingola, Kitwe, Livingstone, Lusaka, Ndola, Siavonga, the Copperbelt, Kabwe, Mufulira, Luanshya, Chipata, Kasama, etc. The official language of Zambia is English. The other languages of Zambia are Bemba, Nyanja, Tonga, Tumbuka, Lozi, Chewa, Nsenga, Lunda, Kaonde, Lala, Lamba, Luvale, Mambwe, Lenje, Namwanga, Bisa, etc. Zambia is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Nc’wala, Ku-omboka, Umutomboko, Kazanga, Kulamba, Likumbi Lya Mize, Livingstone Cultural and Arts Festival, Shimunenga, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it. Zambia doesn’t have a postal code.

The entire Zambia territory is divided into 10 provinces. Further, these provinces are subdivided into 117 districts in Zambia. Again, these districts are subdivided into cities, municipalities, etc. The 10 provinces of Zambia are Central Province, Copperbelt, Eastern Province, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, North-Western Province, Northern Province, Southern Province and Western Province. Zambia is not using postal codes. At first, there was so much controversy over the places in which mail was sent, but now everything has been sorted out and mail is delivered quickly and easily with help of their numbering.

Land Area

Zambia has been ranked as the 38th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of 7,52,617 km2, which comes to around a total of ,,90,587 mi2. The entire Zambia land was divided into 10 provinces and these departments are subdivided into 117 districts which are further split into cities, municipalities, etc.

Water Area

Zambia has a total water area of 1.19%. There are more than four important lakes in Zambia namely Lake Kariba, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Bangweulu, Lake Mweru, etc.

There are three important dams in Zambia. Some important dam names are the Kafue Gorge Upper Dam, Kafue Gorge Lower Dam and the Itezhi-Tezhi Dam etc. These important lakes and dams in Zambia are playing a significant role in mobilizing 83.25% of surface waters. They have international tourism importance and they were all built at different times for different purposes – supplying electrical power, irrigation, protecting land and people from floods, and using dams. The major sources of water in Zambia include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, dams, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater lakes and very few are salt lakes.


There are 2,087 named mountains in Zambia. There are six main mountain ranges in Zambia namely lKiamichi Mountains, Quachita Moutains, Arbuckle Mountains, Glass Moutains, Boston Mountains, Nemaha Ridge and Antelope Hills. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain in Zambia is Maginga Central which is about 2,339 meters (7,674 feet). The names of other mountains are Mafinga South, Kangampande Peak, Konoera, Kangula, Namilowa, Mwanda Peak, Kasonda, Chiwoka, Kanvata, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Zambia:

  • Mercury Express Logistics
  • DHL Service Point
  • Oneworld Logistics and freight Zambia and UPS courier
  • FedEx | Lusaka Head Office
  • MacSpeedy’s
  • CityLink 365
  • Feela logistics and delivery services
  • Delta Logistics Zambia

Zambia PostalCode
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal number for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Zambia Postal Service is The Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZamPost) and it is a state-owned corporation serving with concept from 2009. There is no postal code used in Zambia.
Examples Mr. Mwelwa Mwansa (addressee)
21 Independence Avenue (premise + street)
ZAMBIA -- country

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • Name the official postal service in Zambia?
    The official postal service of Zambia is the Zambia Postal Services Corporation.
  • How many digits are in the postal codes of :Zambia?
    Zambia doesn’t use postal codes for delivering mail.
  • What is the alpha two-letter country code of Zambia?
    The alpha two-letter country code of Zambia is ZM..