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Capital :Lusaka

Land Area :740,724 sq km

Head of Government : President HE Mr Levy Patrick Mwanawasa (since 2 January 2002)

Population :11,261,795 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official), major vernaculars - Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages

Major Religion(s) : Christian 50%-75%, Muslim and Hindu 24%-49%, indigenous beliefs 1%

Date of Joining : 1964


CHRI Submission to CMAG :

February 1998

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