Zambia Facts and Culture

  • Family: Zambians consider their children an investment in the future. Because the number of infant deaths is still high, most parents... More
  • Fashion: Second hand Western style clothing is popular. The term salaula means to rummage through a pile referring to the second... More
  • Visiting: In Zambia, handshaking is common practice, and you should always use a person's professional name if known. Be sure to... More

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Capital Lusaka
Government Type presidential republic
Currency ZMK
Population 15,510,711
Total Area 290,586 Square Miles
752,618 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Africa, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Language English (official), - Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages.
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