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Zambia's Information

Flag of Zambia
Land Area 743,398 km2
Water Area 9,220 km2
Total Area 752,618km2 (#38)
Population 15,510,711 (#69)
Population Density 20.86/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $65.17 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,900
Currency Kwacha (ZMK)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

  • Yunus Badat cricketer
  • Rupiah Bwezani Banda former president
  • Denise Scott Brown architect, planner
  • Lukwesa Burak news presenter, interviewer
  • Felix Bwalya boxer
  • Hastings Bwalya boxer
C - J
  • Ellis Chibuye boxer
  • Frederick Jacob Titus Chiluba former president
  • Cassius Chiyanika boxer
  • Mainza Mathias Chona politician, diplomat
  • Robert Earnshaw footballer
  • John Edmond singer
  • Philippe-Henri "Phil" Edmonds cricketer
  • Stanley "Stan" Fischer economist
  • George Musarurwa Gregan rugby player
  • Tawny Gray sculptor
  • Sir Evelyn Dennison Hone last governor of Northern Rhodesia
  • Dafydd Rhys James rugby player
  • Victoria "Vicky" Mary Jones author
  • Victor Kachaka musician
  • Reuben Chitandika Kamanga politician
  • Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe poltician
  • Kenneth David Kaunda first president
  • Enoch Kavindele politician
  • Kennedy Kenyanta boxer
  • Cornelius Petrus Johannes "Corne" Krige rugby player
  • George Kunda politician
  • Robert John "Mutt" Lange record producer, songwriter
  • Chilu Lemba radio, television presenter
  • Alice Lenshina religious leader
  • Lewanika king of Barotseland
  • Daniel Muchiwa Lisulo former prime minister
  • Precious Makina boxer
  • Mamochisane Makololo queen
  • Mwesa Isaiah Mapoma ethnomusicologist
  • Malimba Masheke former prime minister
  • Samuel Matete track and field athlete
  • Godfrey Miyanda politician, military leader
  • Dambisa Moyo economist, author
  • Leo "K'millian" Moyo musician
  • Mpezeni warrior king of Ngoni group
  • Elijah Haatuakali Kaiba Mudenda former prime minister
  • Nevers Mumba politician
  • Nalumino Mundia former prime minister, ambassador
  • Kebby Sililo Kambu Musokotwane former prime minister
M continued
  • Lucky Mutale boxer
  • Obed Mutanya runner
  • Davis Mwale boxer
  • Keith Mwale Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Lottie Mwale boxer
  • Tasila Mwale singer, songwriter
  • Levy Patrick Mwanawasa former president
  • Lupando Mwape politician
  • Racheal Nachula sprinter
  • Paul Ngozi musician
  • Fackson Nkandu long-distance runner
  • Alick Nkhata musician, broadcaster
  • Baldwin Nkumbula politician
  • Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula nationalist leader
  • Nyumbu Mbunda chief
R - S
  • Julia Rose actress
  • Rozalla dancer
  • Michael Chilufya Sata president
  • Guy Scott politician
  • Sebetwane Basotho chief
  • Sekeletu Makololo king
  • Amon Simutowe chess grandmaster
  • Hammerskjoeld Simwinga environmentalist
  • Binwell Sinyangwe novelist
  • Wilbur Addison Smith novelist
T - Z
  • Henry Tayali artist
  • Christon Tembo politician, army commander
  • Lazarus Tembo singer
  • Ahmad Thomson lawyer, writer
  • Tonny Wamulwa long-distance runner
  • Sir Raphael "Roy" Welensky former prime minister
  • Jeffrey "Jeff" Whitley footballer
  • Andrew Ballad Mutale Zulu singer, songwriter, economist
  • Maiko Zulu human rights activist, musician

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