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Zambia

Definition/Scope: Landlocked country in south-central Africa. The country extends at its maximum about 510 miles from north to south and 860 miles from east to west. It is bordered to the west by Angola, to the northwest by Congo (Kinshasa), to the northeast by Tanzania, to the east by Malawi, to the southeast by Mozambique, to the south by Zimbabwe and Botswana, and to the southwest by Namibia. The Zambezi River forms the border with Zimbabwe. The capital is Lusaka. Area is 290,586 square miles.



Used For:

Northern Rhodesia
Republic of Zambia
Rhodesia, Northern

Acronym:

ZM
ZMB

Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
Southern Africa

Narrower Terms:

Lusaka

Related Terms:

IMF members
UN members


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