Located in the continent of Africa, Zambia covers 743,398 square kilometers of land and 9,220 square kilometers of water, making it the 39th largest nation in the world with a total area of 752,618 square kilometers.
Zambia became an independent state in 1964, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Zambia is 14,309,466 (2012) and the nation has a density of 19 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Zambia is the Zambian Kwacha (ZMW). As well, the people of Zambia are refered to as Zambian.
The dialing code for the country is 260 and the top level internet domain for Zambian sites is .zm.
To learn more, visit our detailed Zambia section.
|Density||19.2 / km2 ( 49.9 / mi2 )|
|GDP||27,066,230,009 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,891 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||743,398 km2 (287,027 mi2)|
|Water Area||9,220 km2 (3,560 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, Tanzania, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Malawi|
What is the capital of Zambia?
Lusaka is the capital city of Zambia. It has a population of 1,267,440, and is located on a latitue of -15.41 and longitude of 28.29.
Lusaka is also the political center of Zambia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Lusaka, the Capital Of Zambia
|Elevation||1277 meters over sea level|
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