260 Country Code – Zambia – 00260

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.

00260 +260 Zambia Country Code
00260 +260 Zambia Country Code

Time Difference

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.

Exchange Rate

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 .

Useful Information

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

Zambia Map

The location of Zambia can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Zambia
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