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Republic of Zambia
Motto: 
"One Zambia, One Nation"
Location of Zambia
Location of Zambia
Capital
and largest city
Lusaka
15°25′S28°17′E / 15.417°S 28.283°E / -15.417; 28.283
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups(2010[1])
ReligionChristianity
DemonymZambian
GovernmentUnitaryPresidentialrepublic
Edgar Lungu
Inonge Wina
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom
27 June 1890
28 November 1899
29 January 1900
17 August 1911
1 August 1953
24 October 1964
5 January 2016
Area
• Total
752,618 km2 (290,587 sq mi)[2] (39th)
• Water (%)
1
Population
• 2015 estimate
16,212,000[3] (68th)
• 2010 census
13,092,666[4]
• Density
17.2/km2 (44.5/sq mi) (191st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$68.64 billion[5]
• Per capita
$3,982[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$23.137 billion[5]
• Per capita
$1,342[5]
Gini (2010)57.5[6]
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.579[7]
medium · 139th
CurrencyZambian kwacha (ZMW)
Time zoneCAT(UTC+2)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+260
ISO 3166 codeZM
Internet TLD.zm

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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