Victoria Falls Zimbabwe – Infographic with information and facts

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe – Infographic with information and facts

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Claim to Fame

  • One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • On the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • The largest curtain of falling water in the world

The Smoke that Thunders – a translation of Mosi-oa-tunya. 

The perfect name, given for this spectacular wonder!

Where is Victoria Falls?

17° 55′ 28″ S. 25″ 51′ 24″ E


Zimbabwe and Zambia

Victoria Falls  / Mosi-oa-tunya

Measurements – How big is it?

1,708m – width of the Waterfall

108m – Highest Point

1 – Water Drop

Interesting Facts

VICTORIA FALLS is name to the –

  • Town
  • National Park
  • Waterfall

View Points – 19

  • 15 Zimbabwe side
  • 4 Zambian Side

Dr David Livingstone named this waterfall Victoria Falls in 1855 for the British Queen Victoria.

The town Livingstone in Zambia is named after Doctor Livingstone.

Source – The Zambezi River

Eight steep basalt gorges have been formed through the changing waterfall positions over time.

The eight gorges are a breeding site for four species of endangered birds.

Source Material: UNESCO website


Video by UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe Information Facts

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  1. Traveling is on my bucket list, and Victoria Falls looks like a wonderful destination. I really enjoyed the video about the formation of the falls, but don’t remember about the origin of the river. Can you help with that? Also, I wondered where the river travels?

    1. Author

      Hey Tanya, awesome! I am happy to hear you like traveling, Vic Falls will not disappoint! The Zambezi River starts out in Zambia, but does a run through other streams, rivers, waterfalls and countries, before it finally empties into a delta, that drains into the Indian Ocean. this link takes you on the journey of the Zambesi River. Enjoy!

  2. Hello and thanks for sharing this awesome information on victory falls. I guess it must be very beautiful. You have written a well-detailed post that is so helpful. I am just so amazed at these wonders that are natural and really out of this world. Thanks again for sharing this well-detailed post.

    1. Hi there Norman ☺

      So glad you enjoyed this infographic. It’s helpful to pin or save it for future reference.  You never know when you might need it to start planning an awesome trip! Victoria Falls really is a wonder of the world and should be on your pending  travel list! Thanks for stopping by and be sure to direct anyone else here who could benefit from a few tips for their Africa travel to Vic Falls Zimbabwe. 

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