The Republic of Zambia is a country in Southern Africa. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of the country.

Zambia's neighboring countries include the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.

Its population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest.

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