Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town in the western portion of , across the border from , , and near . The town lies immediately next to the falls, and they are the major attraction, but this popular tourist destination offers both adventure seekers and sightseers plenty of opportunities for a longer stay.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Scenic viewpoint
The crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls and is built over the Second Gorge of the falls. Photo: Benjism89, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a city in the province of Matabeleland North, . Photo: Chris Eason, CC BY 2.0.

Victoria Falls

Latitude
-17.9193° or 17° 55' 9.6" south
Longitude
25.8505° or 25° 51' 1.8" east
Open Location Code
5GJ73VJ2+76
Elevation
892 metres (2,927 feet)
Geo­Names ID
879432

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Victoria-waterval
  • Albanian: Ujëvarat e Viktorisë
  • Arabic: Busay Victoria
  • Arabic: شلالات فكتوريا
  • Arabic: شلالات فيكتوريا
  • Armenian: Վիկտորիա
  • Asturian; Bable: Catarata Victoria
  • Avaric: Victoria Stoya
  • Azerbaijani: Viktoriya şəlaləsi
  • Basque: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Basque: Victoria ur-jauzi
  • Basque: Victoria ur-jauziak
  • Bavarian: Victoria Falls
  • Belarusian: Вадаспад Вікторыя
  • Belarusian: Вікторыя
  • Bengali: ভিক্টোরিয়া জলপ্রপাত
  • Bulgarian: Виктория
  • Catalan: Cascades Victòria
  • Catalan: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Catalan: Victoria Falls
  • Catalan: cascades Victòria
  • Cebuano: Victoria Falls
  • Chinese: 維多利亞大瀑布
  • Chinese: 維多利亞瀑布
  • Chinese: 维多利亚瀑布
  • Chinese: 莫西奥图尼亚瀑布
  • Chuvash: Виктори
  • Cornish: Dowrlammow Victoria
  • Croatian: Viktorijini slapovi
  • Croatian: Viktorijini vodopadi
  • Czech: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Czech: Viktoriiny vodopády
  • Danish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Danish: Victoria-faldene
  • Danish: Victoria-faldet
  • Danish: Victoria-vandfaldene
  • Danish: Victoria Falls
  • Danish: Victoriafaldene
  • Danish: Victoria vandfaldet
  • Divehi: ވިކްޓޯރިއާ ފޯލް
  • Dutch: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria-watervallen
  • Dutch: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Dutch: Victoria-watervallen
  • Dutch: Victoria Falls
  • Dutch: Victoriavallen
  • Dutch: Victoria waterval
  • Dutch: Victoriawatervallen
  • Dutch: Victoria watervallen
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: شلالات فيكتوريا
  • English: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
  • English: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Esperanto: Akvofalego Viktoria
  • Esperanto: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Esperanto: Viktoria Akvofalo
  • Estonian: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Estonian: Victoria juga
  • Estonian: Viktooria juga
  • Finnish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Finnish: Victorian putoukset
  • Finnish: Viktorian putoukset
  • French: Chutes Victoria
  • French: Les chutes Victoria
  • French: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • French: Mosi-oa-Tunya / Chutes Victoria
  • French: Victoria falls
  • French: chutes Victoria
  • Frisian: Fiktoariawetterfallen
  • Frisian: Fiktoriawetterfallen
  • Frisian: Victoriawetterfallen
  • Frisian: Vikctoriawetterfallen
  • Gallegan: Cataratas Victoria
  • Georgian: ვიქტორია
  • German: Devil's Pool
  • German: Devil’s Pool
  • German: Mosa oa Tunya
  • German: Mosi oa Tunya
  • German: Victoria-Fälle
  • German: Victoriafälle
  • German: Viktoriafälle
  • Greek: Καταρράκτες Βικτωρίας
  • Guarani: Chororo Victoria
  • Hausa: Faɗuwar ruwan Victoria
  • Hebrew: הפארק הלאומי מפלי ויקטוריה
  • Hebrew: מפל ויקטוריה
  • Hebrew: מפלי ויקטוריה
  • Hindi: मोसी-ओआ-तुन्या
  • Hindi: विक्टोरिया जलप्रपात
  • Hungarian: Viktória-vízesés
  • Icelandic: Viktoríufossar
  • Iloko: Dissuor Victoria
  • Iloko: Dissuor a Victoria
  • Indonesian: Air terjun Victoria
  • Indonesian: Victoria Falls
  • Irish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Italian: Cascate Vittoria
  • Italian: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Italian: Victoria Falls
  • Italian: Vittoria
  • Italian: cascate Vittoria
  • Japanese: ビクトリアの滝
  • Japanese: ビクトリアフォールズ
  • Japanese: ビクトリア・フォールズ
  • Japanese: ビクトリア滝
  • Japanese: ビクトリア瀑布
  • Japanese: モシオトゥニャ
  • Japanese: モシ・オ・トゥニャ
  • Japanese: ヴィクトリアの滝
  • Japanese: ヴィクトリアフォールズ
  • Japanese: ヴィクトリア滝
  • Japanese: ヴィクトリア瀑布
  • Kabiyé: Fiktooriya lɩmwadɩyɛ
  • Kannada: ವಿಕ್ಟೋರಿಯಾ ಜಲಪಾತ
  • Kazakh: Виктория сарқырамасы
  • Kirghiz: Виктория шаркыратмасы
  • Korean: 빅토리아 폭포
  • Lao: Dissuor Victoria
  • Latvian: Viktorijas ūdenskritums
  • Lithuanian: Viktorijos krioklys
  • Macedonian: Викториини Водопади
  • Malay (generic): Air Terjun Victoria
  • Malay (generic): Air terjun Victoria
  • Malayalam: വിക്ടോറിയ വെള്ളച്ചാട്ടം
  • Marathi: व्हिक्टोरिया धबधबा
  • Mazanderani: ويکتوريا
  • Mazanderani: ویکتوریا
  • Northern Sami: Victoria goržžit
  • Northern Sami: Victoriagoržžit
  • Norwegian: Victoriafallene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Victoria Falls
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Victoriafallene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Viktoriafallene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Victoriafalla
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Victoriafallene
  • Panjabi: ਵਿਕਟੋਰੀਆ ਝਰਨਾ
  • Persian: آبشار ویکتوریا
  • Persian: ابشار ویکتوریا
  • Polish: Park Narodowy Victoria Falls
  • Polish: Park Narodowy Wodospady Wiktorii
  • Polish: Park Narodowy Wodospadów Wiktorii
  • Polish: Victoria Falls National Park
  • Polish: Wodospad Wiktorii
  • Polish: Wodospady Wiktorii
  • Portuguese: Cataratas Victória
  • Portuguese: Cataratas Vitória
  • Portuguese: Cataratas de Vitória
  • Portuguese: Parque Nacional de Victoria Falls
  • Portuguese: Quedas Vitória
  • Portuguese: Quedas de vitória
  • Portuguese: Victoria falls
  • Quechua: Ñansa phaqcha
  • Quechua: Ñansa phuyu ñawikuna
  • Romanian: Cascada Victoria
  • Romanian: Victoria
  • Romanian: Victoria Falls
  • Russian: Виктория
  • Russian: Водопад Виктория
  • Russian: Мозиватунья
  • Serbian: Викторијини водопади
  • Serbo-Croatian: Viktorijini slapovi
  • Shona: Victoria Falls
  • Slovak: Viktóriine vodopády
  • Slovenian: Viktorijini slapovi
  • Spanish: Cataratas Victoria
  • Spanish: Cataratas de Victoria
  • Spanish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Spanish: Mosi oa-Tunya
  • Spanish: Mosi oa Tunya
  • Spanish: cascades Victòria
  • Swahili (generic): Maporomoko ya Mosi oa Tunya
  • Swahili (generic): Maporomoko ya Victoria Falls
  • Swahili (generic): Maporomoko ya Viktoria
  • Swahili (generic): Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Swahili (generic): Mosi oa Tunya
  • Swahili (generic): Victoria Falls
  • Swedish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Swedish: Victoriafallen
  • Swedish: Viktoriafallen
  • Tamil: விக்டோரியா அருவி
  • Tamil: விக்டோரியா நீர்வீழ்ச்சி
  • Tamil: விக்டோறியா நீர்வீழ்ச்சி
  • Telugu: విక్టోరియా జలపాతం
  • Thai: น้ำตกวิกตอเรีย
  • Thai: น้ำตกวิคตอเรีย
  • Turkish: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Turkish: Victoria Falls
  • Turkish: Victoria Çavlanı
  • Turkish: Victoria Şelaleleri
  • Turkish: Victoria Şelalesi
  • Turkish: Viktorya Şelaleleri
  • Turkish: Viktorya Şelaleri
  • Turkish: Viktorya Şelalesi
  • Ukrainian: Водоспад Вікторія
  • Ukrainian: Вікторія
  • Urdu: موسی-او-تونیا
  • Urdu: وکٹوریا آبشار
  • Urdu: وکٹوریہ آبشار
  • Uzbek: Victoria
  • Uzbek: Viktoriya (sharshara)
  • Vietnamese: Các thác nước Victoria
  • Vietnamese: Thác Victoria
  • Waray (Philippines): Busay Victoria
  • Welsh: Mosi-oa-Tunya
  • Welsh: Rhaeadr Fictoria
  • Welsh: Rhaeadr Victoria
  • Welsh: Rhaeadrau Fictoria
  • Welsh: Rhaeadrau Victoria
  • Western Panjabi: وکٹوریہ آبشار
  • Western Panjabi: وکٹوریہ چھمبر
  • Wu Chinese: 维多利亚瀑布
  • Yiddish: וויקטאריע וואסערפאלן
  • Yue Chinese: 維多利亞瀑布
  • Amanza Tunqayo
  • Chino Timba
  • Fiktooriya lɩmfalɩyɛ
  • Mosi-Oa-Toenja

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