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Geography Statistics of Zambia

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Zambia's Information

Flag of Zambia
Land Area 743,398 km2
Water Area 9,220 km2
Total Area 752,618 km2
Population 15,510,711
Population Density 20.61 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $65.17 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,900
Currency Kwacha (ZMK)
Largest Cities
  • Lusaka (1,267,440)
  • Kitwe (400,914)
  • Ndola (394,518)
  • Kabwe (188,979)
  • Chingola (148,564)
  • Mufulira (120,500)
  • Luanshya (113,365)
  • Livingstone (109,203)
  • Kasama (91,056)
  • Chipata (85,963)
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 287,026 sq miles (743,398 sq km)
    ( water) 3,560 sq miles (9,220 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 290,586 sq miles (752,618 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 provinces in Zambia. They are Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western.
  • Horizontal Width: 320.98 miles (516.57 km) from Mongu east to Lusaka
  • Vertical Length: 346.36 miles (557.41 km) from Solwezi south to Livingstone

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (8) Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DROC), Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
  • Geographic Center: About 16.39 miles (26.37 km) southwest of Kabwe
  • Highest Point: Mafinga Mts. 8,503 ft. (2,301m)
  • Lowest Point: Zambezi River 1,079 ft. (329m)
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