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Zambia
(5,488 words)

The Republic of Zambia

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

18,679,000

Area

750,000 sq. km (290,000 sq. mi)

Population density

25/sq. km (64/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

3.02% (per 1,000: births 36, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

44%

Urban dwellers

45% (4.15% p.a.)

Largest cities

Lusaka 2,774,000; Kitwe 686,000; Ndola 542,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

25% Bemba, 12% Chichewa, 11% Tonga, 5% Lozi, 5% N…

Cite this page
“Zambia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ZMB>
First published online: 2020



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