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Zambia

  • President:Edgar Chagwa Lungu
  • Vice President:Inonge Mutukwa Wina
  • Capital city:Lusaka
  • Languages:Bembe 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Lozi 5.5%, Chewa 4.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.7%, unspecified 0.2% note: Zambia is said to have over 70 languages, although many of these may be considered dialects; all of Zambia's major languages are members of the Bantu family (2010 est.)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population, persons:17,094,130 (2017)
  • Area, sq km:743,390 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, US$:1,510 (2017)
  • GDP, billion current US$:25.8 (2017)
  • GINI index:57.1 (2015)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:85 (2017)
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