Full Name: Republic of Zambia

Capital City: Lusaka

Area: 752,600 sq km / 290,579 sq miles

Population: 11,200,000

Time Zone: GMT/UTC +2


  • English (official)
  • Bemba, Nyanja , Tonga (plus over 70 other tribal languages)

Religion: Zambia is officially a Christian nation (50-75%), indigenous beliefs (50-75%); many people follow both

Currency: Zambia Kwacha (ZMW) approximately ZMW 5.32 = US$1 (May 2013)

Bordering Countries: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Malawi.