Provinces of Zambia

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Zambia is divided into 10 provinces.

WesternNorth-WesternCopperbeltNorthernMuchingaSouthernLuapulaCentralLusakaEasternProvincial Administrative Divisions of Zambia.png
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Province[1] Capital Area (km²) Population Density
(people/km²)
Districts Map
Central[2] Kabwe 94,394 1,307,111 13.4 11 Zambia - Central.svg
Copperbelt[3] Ndola 31,328 1,972,317 62.5 10 Zambia - Copperbelt.svg
Eastern Chipata 51,476 1,592,661 24.7 9 Zambia - Eastern.svg
Luapula Mansa 50,567 991,927 19.0 11 Zambia - Luapula.svg
Lusaka[2] Lusaka 21,896 2,191,225 100.4 8 Zambia - Lusaka.svg
Muchinga[4] Chinsali[5] 87,806 711,657[6] 8.1 7 Zambia - Muchinga.svg
Northern Kasama 77,650 1,105,824[7] 14.2 9 Zambia - Northern.svg
North-Western Solwezi 125,826 727,044 5.6 9 Zambia - North-Western.svg
Southern Choma 85,283 1,589,926 18.8 13 Zambia - Southern.svg
Western[3] Mongu 126,386 902,974 7.0 16 Zambia - Western.svg
Zambia Lusaka 752,612 13,092,666 17.3 103


See also

References

  1. Gwillim Law. "Zambia Provinces". Retrieved 2015-06-18.  (Population figures are from the census of 2010).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lusaka province was split from Central province in 1973. Initially Lusaka province was only 360 km², but by 1988 it had been enlarged to its present size.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Copperbelt province was known as Western Province until 1969. At the same time the name of the Barotseland province was changed to Western province.
  4. Created on November 2011, consisting 5 districts from Northern Province and one from Eastern.
  5. Zambia's 10th Province, Muchinga, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Zambia
  6. http://www.citypopulation.de/php/zambia-admin.php
  7. population figures adjusted for new smaller area