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Coordinates: 13°27′18″S 25°50′06″E / 13.45500°S 25.83500°E / -13.45500; 25.83500
Country Zambia
ProvinceNorth-Western Province
DistrictKasempa District
Elevation1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2010 Estimate)
 • Total11,700
Time zoneCAT (UTC+3)

Kasempa is a town located in Kasempa District, North-Western Province, Zambia. It is approximately 550 kilometres (340 mi) by road northwest of Lusaka, the capital.[1] Kasempa is located on the western bank of the Lufupa River as it flows south into the Kafue National Park.[2]


As of December 2010, the population of Kasempa, for a radius of 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from the town center is approximately 10,700.[3]


The landmarks within the town limits or close to the edges of the town include:

  • Kasempa General Hospital
  • Kasempa Radio Mast
  • Kasempa Central Market
  • The Junction Between Mumbwa-Kankwenda Highway (D181) and the Kaoma-Kasempa Highway (D301).
  • Kasempa High School - A public, mixed boarding school.
  • Kasempa Airport.


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Coordinates: 13°27′18″S 25°50′06″E / 13.45500°S 25.83500°E / -13.45500; 25.83500