Zambia is a landlocked country of South-Central Africa, borders Malawi to the east, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west. Zambia population in 2023 is estimated to be 20.11 million, covers country area of 752,617 sq km (290,587 sq mi), ranks thirty-eighth country by area and the sixty-second most populous country in the world. Its capital is Lusaka and popular cities are Kitwe, Ndola, Kabwe, Chingola and Mufulira. Country code is ZMB, Life expectancy of Zambia ranks one-hundred-sixty-eighth in the world with average lifespan of 59.54 years for male and 65.37 years for female. Zambia became independent of the United Kingdom in 1964.Below table is the population of Zambia from 1960 to 2020:
Zambia population in 1960 is 3,070,780, by 1970 the population is increased by 1,108,282 totaling to 4,179,062, by 1980 the population is increased to 5,851,818, and by 1990 the total increase of 8,036,849 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 8,036,849. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 2,379,093 to 10,415,942, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Zambia increase by 3,190,044 with a change of 30.63 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 4,777,970 with a change of 35.12 percent and make up to 18,383,956. Zambia population in 2022 is estimated to be 19.42 million, Population of Zambia in 2021 is estimated as 18.9 million.
Zambia is divided into 10 provinces and further divided into 116 districts.
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