Zambia

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PROFILE
  • Area: 752,618 sq. km (290,587 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 15,510,711 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.94% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 52.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: 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) 1.7%
  • Religions: Protestant 75.3%, Roman Catholic 20.2%, other 2.7% (includes Muslim Buddhist, Hindu, and Baha'i), none 1.8%
  • Formal name: Republic of Zambia
  • Alternate names: Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President Edgar LUNGU
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Administrative divisions: 10 provinces
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $3,900 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: copper/cobalt, cobalt, electricity; tobacco, flowers, cotton
  • Imports: machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, electricity, fertilizer, foodstuffs, clothing
  • Currency: Zambian kwacha (ZMK)
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