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Livingstone,city (1990 est. pop. 82,218), S Zambia, near the Zambezi River, which forms the border with Zimbabwe. It is an industrial, commercial, and transportation center. Manufactures include clothing, textiles, and food products. Founded in 1905, the city was named for David LivingstoneLivingstone, David
, 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa, the first European to cross the African continent. From 1841 to 1852, while a medical missionary for the London Missionary Society in what is now Botswana, he crossed the Kalahari desert and reached
..... Click the link for more information. , the Scots explorer. From 1911 to 1935 it served as capital of the British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia. Today it is the site of Livingstone Museum, which contains archaeological, ethnological, and historical materials, including letters and relics of Livingstone. Victoria FallsVictoria Falls,
waterfall, c.1 mi (1.6 km) wide with a maximum drop of 420 ft (128 m), in the Zambezi River, S central Africa, on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border. The falls are formed as the Zambezi plummets into a narrow chasm (c.
..... Click the link for more information. and a game reserve are nearby.
(Maramba), a city in Zambia, on the left bank of the Zambezi River. Population, 43,000 (1969). Livingstone is linked by railroad with the cities of Lusaka (Zambia) and Bula-wayo (Rhodesia) and the seacoast of the Indian Ocean. Sawmilling and woodworking enterprises and a tobacco factory are there. The city is one of the country’s tourist centers. Founded in 1905, it was named for D. Livingstone.