Zambia Natural Resources

Minerals

Zambia holds 6% of the worlds copper reserves and is the fourth largest copper producing nation in the world.

Zambia is internationally recognised as a major producer of emeralds, aquamarines, amethyst and tourmalines and the quality of the gems are highly competitive with world markets.

Zambia possesses other natural resources which include the following:

  • Cobalt
  • Zinc
  • Lead
  • Coal
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Uranium
  • Hydropower

Zambia has 19 National Parks which include the following:

  • Blue Lagoon National Park
  • Isangano National Park
  • Kafue National Park
  • Kasanka National Park
  • Lavushi Manda National Park
  • Liuwa Plain National Park
  • Lochinvar National Park
  • Lower Zambezi National Park
  • Luambe National Park
  • Lukusuzi National Park
  • Lusenga Plain National Park
  • Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (Victoria Falls National Park)
  • Mweru Wantipa National Park
  • North Luangwa National Park
  • Nsumbu National Park
  • Nyika National Park
  • Sioma Ngwezi National Park
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • West Lunga National Park

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