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About Monze

Monze is in the Southern Province of Zambia, located 120 miles south of the capital Lusaka on the Great North Road, and is on the route to Livingstone and Victoria Falls.

The population of Monze District is in the order of 800,000. However the town itself which includes shanty town expansion, and traditional village communities within 30-40 minutes walk of the town centre is  about 15,000.

Monze is surrounded by small communities often referred to as compounds. The plan to the right is not a literal reproduction of Monze's layout, but does give an indication of relative positions of key buildings.

Monze is approximately 3,700 feet above sea level and its climate is temperate. The rainy season runs from late November through to April.

aerial view of Monze
Monze 1963 - looking South
'courtesy Mick Dabinett'

to Lusaka
monze town layout
to Livingstone and Victoria falls

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