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The Victoria Falls
City: N/A State: N/A Country: South Africa
The Victoria Falls is a waterfall situated in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The falls are some of the largest in the world.Victoria Falls was so named by Scottish explorer David Liv and this is the name in use in Zimbabwe. The older, indigenous name of Mosi-oa-Tunya is the name in official use in Zambia. The World Heritage List recognises both names. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, they claim it is the largest. Victoria Falls is based on a width of 1.7 kilometers and height of 108 meters, forming the largest sheet of falling water in the world. The falls' maximum flow rate compares well with that of other major waterfalls.Victoria falls is neither the ojhestnorthc broadest waterfall on earth, but with a single drop of 108 m and in width of 1.7 km, is claimed to be the Single largest falling sheet of water.
Climate | When to Visit
Visit during: February to November
Directions | How to Reach
Access to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe is assured with 24 international flights every week – 21 from Johannesburg and three from Namibian capital, Windhoek. There is a good road network from the South African border at Beit Bridge right through to the Falls.