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Chipundu, Zambia

Details of this location
Type of location
village
Town, city or other settlement
Nation
Coordinates
-12.299086, 30.292896
Notes

The exact location of Livingstone's death is unknown. These coordinates are for the tree under which David Livingstone's heart was buried. A memorial was constructed there in 1899. The village is now called Chipundu, but it was referred to as Chitambo in Livingstone's time.

Related locations

formerly known as Chitambo, Ilala, Zambia

People linked to this village

Died here:

 LIVINGSTONE, Dr David  (1813-1873), 1 May 1873

Lucerna ID 1508973

Record created by Mary Borgo and Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 April 2017

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