Zambia is a state in . Roughly the size of Texas or France, Zambia is a landlocked country, bordered by to the northeast, to the east, to the southeast, and to the south, a narrow strip of known as the to the southwest, to the west, and the to the northwest.

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, in Province, is the capital of .

is to what the town of Victoria Falls is to .

is in eastern . Considered by some to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, South Luangwa is one of Zambia's main draws.

is a small and dusty crossroads in , and is a popular refueling station for overlanders on their way east to , west to , or north to .


The central region of includes Lusaka Province with the capital city , and Central Province with notable towns such as and numerous national parks.

The Luangwa Valley, largely covered by the Eastern Province of is, arguably, the least developed.

The is a region in Western , consisting of Western, Northwestern, and Southern Provinces.

The Province is situated in Northern , a region which is very rich in minerals.

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  • Location: ,
  • Population: 13,500,000
  • Latitude of center: 13° 33' 36" (13.56°) south
  • Longitude of center: 28° 18' (28.3°) east
  • Elevation: 1156 meters (3793 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 752,614 km² (290,586 miles²)
  • Languages: English, Bemba (Zambia), Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja and Tonga (Zambia)
  • Currency: Kwacha (ZMW)
  • Phone code: 260
  • Internet domain: .zm
  • Neighbors: , , , , , and
  • Wikidata: Zambia
  • Wikimedia Commons: Zambia

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Other Names for Zambia

Afrikaans: Zambië, Albanian: Zambi, Amharic: ዛምቢያ, Arabic: زامبيا, Armenian: Զամբիա, Azerbaijani: Zambiya, Bambara: Zanbi, Belarusian: Замбія, Bengali: জাম্বিয়া, Bosnian: Zambija, Bulgarian: Замбия, Burmese: ဇမ်ဘီယာ, Catalan: Zàmbia, Central Khmer: ហ្សាំប៊ី, Chinese: 赞比亚, Croatian: Zambija, Czech: Zambie, Dzongkha: ཛམ་བི་ཡ, English: Northern Rhodesia, English: Republic of Zambia, Esperanto: Zambio, Estonian: Sambia, Ewe: Zambia nutome, Faroese: Sambia, Finnish: Sambia, French: Zambie, Fulah: Sammbi, Ganda: Zambya, Georgian: ზამბია
German: Nordrhodesien, German: Sambia, Greek: Ζάμπια, Gujarati: ઝામ્બિયા, Hausa: Zambiya, Hebrew: זמביה, Hindi: ज़ाम्बिया, Hindi: जाम्बिया, Icelandic: Norður-Ródesía, Icelandic: Sambía, Irish: An tSaimbia, Italian: Zambia, Japanese: ザンビア, Japanese: ザンビア共和国, Japanese: 北ローデシア, Kannada: ಝಾಂಬಿಯಾ, Korean: 잠비아, Kurdish: زامبیا, Lao: ແຊມເບຍ, Latvian: Zambija, Lingala: Zambi, Lithuanian: Zambija, Luba-Katanga: Zambi, Macedonian: Замбија, Malayalam: സാംബിയ, Maltese: Żambja, Marathi: झाम्बिया, Nepali (macrolanguage): जाम्बिया, North Ndebele: Zambiya
Oriya (macrolanguage): ଜାମ୍ବିଆ, Persian: زامبیا, Polish: Rodezja Północna, Portuguese: Zâmbia, Romansh: Sambia, Rundi: Zambiya, Russian: Замбия, Sango: Zambïi, Serbian: Замбија, Sinhala: සැම්බියාව, Slovenian: Zambija, Somali: Saambiya, Spanish: Zambia, Tamil: சாம்பியா, Telugu: జాంబియా, Thai: แซมเบีย, Tibetan: ཛམ་བི་ཡ།, Tigrinya: ዛምቢያ, Tonga (Tonga Islands): Semipia, Turkish: Zambiya, Ukrainian: Замбія, Urdu: زامبیا, Vietnamese: Dăm-bi-a (Zambia), Vietnamese: Dăm-bi-a, Welsh: Sambia, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède ṣamibia, Zulu: i-Zambia
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