Zambia

Zambia is located in Southern Africa, east of Angola.

Population (2014 est) – 14,638,505
Area – 467,600mi
Capital – Lusaka

Ethnic Background 

  • Bemba - 21% 
  • Tonga - 13.6% 
  • Chewa - 7.4%
  • Lozi - 5.7%
  • Nsenga - 5.3%
  • Tumbuka - 4.4%
  • Ngoni - 4%
  • Lala - 3.1%
  • Kaonde - 2.9%
  • Namwanga - 2.8%
  • Lunda (north Western) - 2.6%
  • Mambwe - 2.5%
  • Luvale - 2.2%
  • Lamba - 2.1%
  • Ushi - 1.9%
  • Lenje - 1.6%
  • Bisa - 1.6%
  • Mbunda - 1.2% 
  • Other - 13.8%
  • Unspecified - 0.4%

Exports - copper/cobalt, cobalt, electricity; tobacco, flowers, cotton
Imports - machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, electricity, fertilizer, foodstuffs, clothing

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 50, F 53
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 66.62 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 38.6%

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