Population: 9,770,199

Languages: English (official), major vernaculars - Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages

Background: The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the South Africa Company from 1891 until takeover by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s, advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia upon...

Currency: Zambian kwacha (ZMK, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Zambia
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Zambia
 · BBC Country profile: Zambia