Zambia

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Quick Facts 

  • Full name: Republic of Zambia
  • Population: 11 million (UN, 2005)
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Area: 752,614 sq km (290,586 sq miles)
  • Major language: English (official), Bemba, Lozi, Nyanja, Tonga
  • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Hinduism, Islam
  • Life expectancy: 38 years (men), 37 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Kwacha = 100 ngwee
  • Main exports: Copper, minerals, tobacco
  • GNI per capita: US $490 (World Bank, 2006)
  • Internet domain: .zm
  • International dialling code: +260
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