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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.

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Northern Rhodesia
Republic of Zambia
Rhodesia, Northern



Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
Southern Africa

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IMF members
UN members

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