Zambia

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Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Zambia, and Lusaka (GPS: 15 25 S 28 17 E), the capital city of the country which located in (the) Southern Africa, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Bordered to the south by the Zambezi River, Zambia lies at the heart of southern Africa. In 1991, it made a peaceful transition from single-party rule to multiparty democracy.

Zambia is mostly high plateau with some hills and mountains.

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Zambia, a landlocked country in south-central Africa, is about one-tenth larger than Texas. It is surrounded by Angola, Zaire, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia. The country is mostly a plateau that rises to 8,000 ft (2,434 m) in the east.

Zambia (area: 752 612 sq km / 290 585,00 sq mi), where the official language is English, lying in Africa and using the currency; Zambian kwacha (ZMW), set their clock to UTC+2. That means they are 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Lusaka, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Zambia; Tropical, with three seasons: cool and dry, hot and dry, and wet. Southwest is prone to drought.

Geography in a nutshell; A high savanna plateau, broken by mountains in northeast. Vegetation mainly trees and scrub.

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The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Zambia above showing the country, located next to Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Zambia are 15 00 S, 30 00 E while the capital, Lusaka found at 15 25 S 28 17 E.

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About Zambia and the capital, Lusaka

Flag of Zambia Schematic map of Zambia
The national flag of Zambia Borderline map of Zambia
Flag description: green field with a panel of three vertical bands of red (hoist side), black, and orange below a soaring orange eagle, on the outer edge of the flag; green stands for the country’s natural resources and vegetation, red symbolizes the struggle for freedom, black the people of Zambia, and orange the country’s mineral wealth; the eagle represents the people’s ability to rise above the nation’s problems. Border length: total: 6,043.15 km. Border countries (total: 8): Angola 1,065 km, Botswana 0.15 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,332 km, Malawi 847 km, Mozambique 439 km, Namibia 244 km, Tanzania 353 km, Zimbabwe 763 km.

Did you know about Zambia?

  • Zambia was formerly the British colony of Northern Rhodesia. It granted full independence in 1964.
  • Spray from Musi-o-Tunya (Victoria Falls) can be seen up to 20 miles (35 km) away.
  • The Zambezi River forms the natural boundary between Zambia and Zimbabwe, dropping a spectacular 420ft (128m) over the magnificent Victoria Falls.

Facts of Zambia (ZM)

Name conventional long form: Republic of Zambia, conventional short form: Zambia, former: Northern Rhodesia, etymology: name derived from the Zambezi River, which flows through the western part of the country and forms its southern border with neighboring Zimbabwe
Codes: ISO; ZM, Internet; .zm
Capital city: Lusaka
Language(s): Bembe 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Lozi 5.5%, Chewa 4.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official language) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.7%, unspecified 0.2%. Note: Zambia is said to have over 70 languages, although many of these may be considered dialects; all of Zambia’s major languages are members of the Bantu family (2010 estimate)
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 24 October (1964)
Motto: One Zambia, One Nation
Currency: Zambian kwacha (ZMW)
GPS: 15 00 S, 30 00 E, Lusaka; 15 25 S 28 17 E
Location: Southern Africa, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Geography note: landlocked country; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zimbabwe; Lake Kariba on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border forms the world’s largest reservoir by volume (180 cu km; 43 cu mi)
Land boundaries: Angola 1,065 km, Botswana 0.15 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,332 km, Malawi 847 km, Mozambique 439 km, Namibia 244 km, Tanzania 353 km, Zimbabwe 763 km, total: 6,043.15 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked country)
Area: total: 752,618 sq km; land: 743,398 sq km, water: 9,220 sq km (total 290 585,00 mi2), slightly larger than Texas.
Roadways: total: 40,454 km, paved: 9,403 km, unpaved: 31,051 km (2005)
Waterways: 2,250 km (includes Lake Tanganyika and the Zambezi and Luapula rivers) (2010)
Local time (capital): UTC+2, 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Zambia: 17 609 178
Population in Lusaka: 1 802 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 40.9% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: LUSAKA (capital) 2.179 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 2.94% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 41.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 12.4 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 46.08% (male 3,590,466 / female 3,556,756) 15-24 years: 20% (male 1,550,183 / female 1,552,706) 25-54 years: 28.65% (male 2,239,661 / female 2,204,823) 55-64 years: 2.91% (male 211,039 / female 240,156) 65 years and over: 2.35% (male 158,827 / female 206,094) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 16.7 years; male: 16.6 years, female: 16.9 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Bemba 21%, Tonga 13.6%, Chewa 7.4%, Lozi 5.7%, Nsenga 5.3%, Tumbuka 4.4%, Ngoni 4%, Lala 3.1%, Kaonde 2.9%, Namwanga 2.8%, Lunda (north Western) 2.6%, Mambwe 2.5%, Luvale 2.2%, Lamba 2.1%, Ushi 1.9%, Lenje 1.6%, Bisa 1.6%, Mbunda 1.2%, other 13.8%, unspecified 0.4% (2010 estimate)
Religions: Protestant 75.3%, Roman Catholic 20.2%, other 2.7% (includes Muslim Buddhist, Hindu, and Baha’i), none 1.8% (2010 estimate)
Government type: Unitary Presidential republic
Legal system: mixed legal system of English common law and customary law
National anthem: Stand and Sing of Zambia, Proud and Free
Known national hazards: periodic drought; tropical storms (November to April)
Major infectious diseases: The degree of risk(s): very high food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: malaria and dengue feverwater contact disease: schistosomiasis animal contact disease: rabies (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 31.7%; arable land 4.8%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 26.9%; forest: 66.3%; other: 2% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: corn, sorghum, rice, peanuts, sunflower seeds, vegetables, flowers, tobacco, cotton, sugarcane, cassava (manioc, tapioca), coffee; cattle, goats, pigs, poultry, milk, eggs, hides
Industries: copper mining and processing, emerald mining, construction, foodstuffs, beverages, chemicals, textiles, fertilizer, horticulture
Export commodities: copper/cobalt, cobalt, electricity; tobacco, flowers, cotton
Main export partners: China 25.5%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 13%, South Africa 6.4%, South Korea 4.9%, India 4.3% (2015)
Import commodities:
machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, electricity, fertilizer, foodstuffs, clothing
Main import partners: South Africa 34.5%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 18.2%, Kenya 9.7%, China 7.3%, India 4.4% (2015)

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