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Zambia Google Maps

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Facts about Zambia

Administrative divisions: 9 provinces; Central , Copperbelt , Eastern , Luapula , Lusaka , Northern , North-Western , Southern , Western
Area: total: 752 ,614 sq km land: 740 ,724 sq km water: 11 ,890 sq km
Background: The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the [British] South Africa Company from 1891 until it was taken over by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s , advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia upon independence in 1964. In the 1980s and 1990s , declining copper prices and a prolonged drought hurt the economy. Elections in 1991 brought an end to one-party rule , but the subsequent vote in 1996 saw blatant harassment of opposition parties. The election in 2001 was marked by administrative problems with three parties filing a legal petition challenging the election of ruling party candidate Levy MWANAWASA. The new president launched an anticorruption investigation in 2002 to probe high-level corruption during the previous administration. In 2006-07 , this task force successfully prosecuted four cases , including a landmark civil case in the UK in which former President CHILUBA and numerous others were found liable for USD 41 million. MWANAWASA was reelected in 2006 in an election that was deemed free and fair.
Flag description: green field with a panel of three vertical bands of red (hoist side) , black , and orange below a soaring orange eagle , on the outer edge of the flag
Capital: name: Lusaka geographic coordinates: 15 25 S , 28 17 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; modified by altitude; rainy season (October to April)
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: African 98.7% , European 1.1% , other 0.2%
Geographic coordinates: 15 00 S , 30 00 E
Geography note: landlocked; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zimbabwe
Government type: republic
Imports partners: South Africa 47.4% , UAE 6.3% , China 6% , India 4.1% , UK 4% (2007)
Internet country code: .zm
Land boundaries: 0 km (landlocked)
Neighbouring countries: total: 5 ,664 km border countries: Angola 1 ,110 km , Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 ,930 km , Malawi 837 km , Mozambique 419 km , Namibia 233 km , Tanzania 338 km , Zimbabwe 797 km
Languages: English (official) , major vernaculars - Bemba , Kaonda , Lozi , Lunda , Luvale , Nyanja , Tonga , and about 70 other indigenous languages
Location: Southern Africa , east of Angola
Map references: Africa
National holiday: Independence Day , 24 October (1964)
Nationality: noun: Zambian(s) adjective: Zambian
Natural hazards: periodic drought , tropical storms (November to April)
Population: 11 ,669 ,534 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Christian 50%-75% , Muslim and Hindu 24%-49% , indigenous beliefs 1%
Terrain: mostly high plateau with some hills and mountains
Unemployment rate: 50% (2000 est.)

Capital of Republic of Zambia

Lusaka (click to view Lusaka map)

Places in Zambia

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street Views in Zambia. Our listings are organized alphabetically, starting from level 1 regions and progressing through to level 2 and eventually level 3 regions, ensuring you can easily navigate and find specific areas of interest.

Central Province (1612 Google Maps locations)
Copperbelt Province (247 Google Maps locations)
Eastern Province (2146 Google Maps locations)
Luapula Province (215 Google Maps locations)
Lusaka Province (135 Google Maps locations)
North-Western Province (848 Google Maps locations)
Northern Province (1445 Google Maps locations)
Southern Province (928 Google Maps locations)
Western Province (3440 Google Maps locations)

Random cities in Zambia

Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia.

Link to Zambia Google Maps page

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