Monze town is 138 kilometers from Kafue Chirundu junction but 287 kilometers from the City of Livingstone.It is the administrative center of Monze district. The town is in the Southern Province of Zambia.
The name Monze was derived form Chief Monze the leader of the Tonga people who inhabits the district.
Lwiindi ceremony is an annual festival of thanks giving which is witnessed by a lot of people around the country. It is held at a place called Gonde south of the town.
Agriculture is the main industry. Maize is the most important crop. At some time in the past it used to produce more than 25% of the maize crop in Zambia hence, it was popularly known as the home of Zambia granary.
The Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM) was the brainchild of a small number of Zambian enthusiastic marketers.
Chirundu town is found at about 95 kilometers from Kafue town or 139 kilometers from Lusaka City. Chirundu town is at the border with Zambia and Zimbabwe.
As of 24 February 2017 Chipata became a city, making a total of five cities in Zambia, namely Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola and Livingstone!