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Map of Zambia

Map of Zambia

Bordering Countries: Angola, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Demonym: Zambian
Motto: "One Zambia, One Nation"
Population: 14,638,505 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.88% (2014)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Lusaka
Capital Coordinates: 15°25′S 28°17′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Zambian Kwacha
Currency Code: ZMK
Currencies Issued: kwacha ngwee pound
GDP: $18.4 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $1,305 (2008)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.00% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 7.10% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 15.00% (2008)
Foreign Debt: $4.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: ZM
Internet Country Code: .zm
Number of Internet Users: 816200 (2009)
Calling Code: 260
Electrical Generation Capacity: 1679000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1964 from United Kingdom
Area: 752,618 square km (743,398 km land) (9,220 km water)
Lowest Point: Zambezi River (329 m)
Highest Point: Mafinga Hills (2,301 m)
Life Expectancy: 51.83 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 5.76 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 66.62 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 12.70% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 3.60% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.430 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.2 (2011)
Literacy: 80.60 percent

The area where this country is located used to be called Northern Rhodesia.

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 33

Number of coins in catalogue: 2

Number of stamps in catalogue: 86

Location of Zambia in Africa

Regional Map for Zambia

Major Cities

Chingola (Population 157340)
Chipata (Population 98416)
Kabwe (Population 210000)
Kafue (Population 162262)
Kasama (Population 200000)
Kitwe (Population 547700)
Livingstone (Population 97000)
Luanshya (Population 117579)
Lusaka [Capital] (Population 1742979)
Mongu (Population 44310)
Mufulira (Population 125336)
Ndola (Population 774757)
Solwezi (Population 65000)

Languages

Bemba
Chewa
Lozi
Tonga

Colleges

Copperbelt University (Kitwe)
University of Zambia (Lusaka)

Rivers

Congo River
Kafue River
Luapula River
Zambezi River

Lakes

Lake Bangwelu
Lake Kariba
Lake Mweru
Lake Tanganyika

Stock Exchange

Lusaka Stock Exchange

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