estimate population 11,193,900 - Capital City Lusaka
The Republic of Zambia is located in southern Africa. It borders Zaire, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, a tip of Botswana, Namibia and Angola. The country was known as Northern Rhodesia from 1911 to 1964. English is the official language and is used in parliament and in education. Zambia has an area of about 752,614 square kilometres (290,586 square miles).