The river is ten times the length of the Thames.

Half a million people were displaced in five countries in 2009 floods.

Victoria Falls is known locally as “the mist that thunders”.

The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa.

Ten times the amount of water that flows through the Thames tumbles over Victoria Falls every second.

The Zambezi drains an area of 1.3 million km²; over twice the size of France.

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