Kitwe is Zambia's second largest city and is also the main hub of Copperbelt region, the country's mining area. Kitwe has a population of more than 360,000 and is surrounded by a complex mining site in its borders. The city's has a number of industrial areas, most of which are selling furniture and other regular items.
Navigating around this city is easy with a car rental at Kitwe. A short drive will take one to see the city's underground mines: Nkana, situated in the southwest, and Mindolo in the city's northwest area. Nkana mines is a modern mine that comes built with a refinery. It produces 1,800 tons of cobalt a year. The city also has a number of emerald mines.
Also accessible with a cheap car hire at Kitwe is the Chisokone Market, a local market carrying goods in the city. This market is the city's main market and is frequented by both tourists and locals alike. The city is also the home of the Kitwe United Football's Club.
Tourists can take a car hire at Kitwe and drive through the streets that are surrounded by hotels, restaurants, and shops. The city caters to all types of travellers, with its bustling industrial area and local entertainment scene. But apart from these, the city is also known for its educational institutions.
A student-teacher exchange program was introduced in 1999. Since then, local schools have partnered with foreign schools to bring in foreign students to the city every year, and vice versa. This allows the foreign students to expand their learning as well as to be immersed more on the rich culture of the city.
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