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Republic of Zambia
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
"One Zambia, One Nation"
Anthem: 
Stand and Sing of Zambia, Proud and Free
Location of  Zambia  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Zambia  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

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 (2003)
DemonymZambian
GovernmentPresidentialrepublic
 - PresidentEdgar Lungu
 - Vice PresidentInonge Wina
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom24 October 1964 
 - Current constitution24 August 1991 
Area
 - Total752,618 km2[2] (39th)
290,587 sq mi
 - Water (%)1
Population
 - 2012 estimate14,309,466[3] (70th)
 - 2010 census13,092,666[4]
 - Density17.2/km2 (191st)
44.5/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$61.786 billion[5]
 - Per capita$4,113[5]
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$26.611 billion[5]
 - Per capita$1,810[5]
Gini (2010)57.5[6]
high
HDI (2013)Increase 0.561[7]
medium ·141st
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 June 30, 2015


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