1 Zambia Country Profile

Generic Information

Zambia (/ˈzæmbiə/), officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. The country occupies around 752,618 km² in area size and its about twice the size of Germany. Though not directly land-linked, Zambia also shares a territorial water boundary on Lake Tanganyika with the Republic of Burundi to the East. The projected  population is estimated to be around 17.9 million (ZSA, 2020) and is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest, the core economic hubs of the country.

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