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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%

Support Ministries in Zambia

 To make a general gift for the work being done by partners in this country use the online donation page. Select Africa from the designation list and type work in Zambia into the Project/Partner line.

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