260 is the country code for Zambia.
Lusaka is the capital city of Zambia.
How to Call Zambia from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Zambia from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Zambia - 260.
- Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.
Landlines – City/Area Codes in Zambia
Area codes for the a selection of the biggest cities in Zambia are listed below:
- Lusaka – 0211
- Kitwe – 0212
- Ndola – 0212
- Kabwe – 0215
- Chingola – 0212
Do not use any 0 prefix with the area code when calling from overseas.
For example, to call a subscriber in Lusaka with number XXXXXX from overseas:
- Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Zambia (218), the area code without any leading 0, then the subscriber number e.g. for Lusaka XXXXXX dial 00-218-211-XXXXXX or +218-211-XXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Zambia
Mobile phone numbers in Zambia begin with 09 or 07 and are 10 digits long (including any leading 0).
When calling a mobile number in Zambia from overseas do not dial any leading 0 listed with the number.
To call a mobile phone number in Zambia from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Zambia country code (218), and then the subscriber number without the leading 0 e.g. for 09XXXXXXXX dial 00-218-9XXXXXXXX or +218-9XXXXXXXX.
When calling Zambia from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Zambia and the UAE.
The current time in Zambia is . The date is .
The time in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .
The time difference between Zambia and UAE is 2 hours.
The currency used in Zambia is the Zambian kwacha (ZMW).
Current exchange rates between the Zambian kwacha and the UAE dirham (ZMW to AED, AED to ZMW) are:
- 1 Zambian kwacha (ZMW) = 0.206 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 4.855 ZMW
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Zambia in recent years is:
- 2018 - 17,351,822
- 2017 - 16,853,688
- 2016 - 16,363,507
- 2015 - 15,879,361
- 2014 - 15,399,753
- 2013 - 14,926,504
- 2012 - 14,465,121
- 2011 - 14,023,193
- 2010 - 13,605,984
- 2009 - 13,215,139
- 2008 - 12,848,530
- 2007 - 12,502,958
- 2006 - 12,173,514
- 2005 - 11,856,247
- 2004 - 11,550,642
- 2003 - 11,256,743
- 2002 - 10,971,698
- 2001 - 10,692,193
- 2000 - 10,415,944
- 1999 - 10,140,561
- 1998 - 9,866,476
The location of Zambia can be seen on the map below.