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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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 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:  जाम्बिया North Ndebele:  Zambiya Oriya:  ଜାମ୍ବିଆ Persian:  زامبیا Polish:  Rodezja Północna Portuguese:  Zâmbia Romansh:  Sambia Rundi:  Zambiya
Russian:  Замбия Sango:  Zambïi Serbian:  Замбија Sinhala:  සැම්බියාව Slovenian:  Zambija Somali:  Saambiya Tamil:  சாம்பியா Telugu:  జాంబియా Thai:  แซมเบีย Tibetan:  ཛམ་བི་ཡ། Tigrinya:  ዛምቢያ Tonga:  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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