Zambia is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -13.133897 and longitude 27.849332 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 13° 8' 2.03'' S
- 27° 50' 57.60'' E
You can see the location of Zambia on the world map below:
Zambia Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Zambia (ZM) are:
- Angola (AO)
- Botswana (BW)
- Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) (CD)
- Malawi (MW)
- Mozambique (MZ)
- Namibia (NA)
- Tanzania (the United Republic of) (TZ)
- Zimbabwe (ZW)
Zambia is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.
Zambia Related Content
Zambia Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: ZM|
Alpha 3: ZMB
|Country Flag Emoji||🇿🇲|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+260|
|Country Area||752,618 sq km|
World Rank: 64
|Major languages||Bemba 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% (2010 est.)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN)|
|Average temperature||21.40 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||10 provinces|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Zambia Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Low income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|GDP in 2020||$18.1 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 116
|GDP per capita in 2020||$985|
World Rank: 170
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Agriculture, manufacturing, energy, services|
|Top 5 Import Countries||South Africa, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, United Arab Emirates|
|Top 5 Export Countries||China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Switzerland, India|
Biggest Cities in Zambia
Here are the largest cities in Zambia based on 2021 data:
Map of Zambia with the Largest Cities
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