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[[Zambia]] is divided into 10 [[province]]s.
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{{Regions of Zambia Labelled Map}}
  
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!Province<ref name="statoids">{{cite web| url=http://www.statoids.com/uzm.html | title=Zambia Provinces| author=Gwillim Law| accessdate=2015-06-18}} (Population figures are from the census of 2010).</ref>
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!Capital
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!Area (km²)
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!Population
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!Density<br/>(people/km²)
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!Districts
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!Map
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| [[Central Province, Zambia|Central]]<ref name="central">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.</ref> || [[Kabwe]] ||style="text-align:right"| 94,394||style="text-align:right"| 1,307,111 ||style="text-align:right"| 13.4 ||style="text-align:right"| 11
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|[[File:Zambia - Central.svg|120px]]
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| [[Copperbelt Province|Copperbelt]]<ref name="former">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.</ref> || [[Ndola]]  ||style="text-align:right"| 31,328 ||style="text-align:right"| 1,972,317 ||style="text-align:right"| 62.5 ||style="text-align:right"| 10
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|[[File:Zambia - Copperbelt.svg|120px]]
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| [[Eastern Province, Zambia|Eastern]] || [[Chipata]] ||style="text-align:right"| 51,476 ||style="text-align:right"| 1,592,661 ||style="text-align:right"| 24.7 ||style="text-align:right"| 9
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|[[File:Zambia - Eastern.svg|120px]]
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| [[Luapula Province|Luapula]] || [[Mansa, Zambia|Mansa]] ||style="text-align:right"| 50,567 ||style="text-align:right"| 991,927||style="text-align:right"| 19.0 ||style="text-align:right"| 11
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|[[File:Zambia - Luapula.svg|120px]]
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| [[Lusaka Province|Lusaka]]<ref name="central"/> || [[Lusaka]] ||style="text-align:right"| 21,896 ||style="text-align:right"| 2,191,225  ||style="text-align:right"| 100.4 ||style="text-align:right"| 8
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|[[File:Zambia - Lusaka.svg|120px]]
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| [[Muchinga Province|Muchinga]]<ref>Created on November 2011, consisting 5 districts from Northern Province and one from Eastern.</ref> || [[Chinsali]]<ref>[http://www.mlgh.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=73:zambias-10th-provincemuchinga&catid=1:latest&Itemid=60 ''Zambia's 10th Province, Muchinga'', Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Zambia]</ref> ||style="text-align:right"| 87,806 ||style="text-align:right"| 711,657<ref>http://www.citypopulation.de/php/zambia-admin.php</ref>||style="text-align:right"| 8.1 ||style="text-align:right"| 7
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|[[File:Zambia - Muchinga.svg|120px]]
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|-
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| [[Northern Province, Zambia|Northern]] || [[Kasama, Zambia|Kasama]] ||style="text-align:right"| 77,650 ||style="text-align:right"| 1,105,824<ref>population figures adjusted for new smaller area</ref> ||style="text-align:right"| 14.2 ||style="text-align:right"| 9
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|[[File:Zambia - Northern.svg|120px]]
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| [[North-Western Province, Zambia|North-Western]] || [[Solwezi]] ||style="text-align:right"| 125,826 ||style="text-align:right"| 727,044 ||style="text-align:right"| 5.6 ||style="text-align:right"| 9
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|[[File:Zambia - North-Western.svg|120px]]
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| [[Southern Province, Zambia|Southern]] || [[Choma, Zambia|Choma]] || style="text-align:right"| 85,283 ||style="text-align:right"| 1,589,926 ||style="text-align:right"| 18.8 ||style="text-align:right"| 13
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|[[File:Zambia - Southern.svg|120px]]
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| [[Western Province, Zambia|Western]]<ref name="former"/> || [[Mongu]] ||style="text-align:right"| 126,386 ||style="text-align:right"| 902,974 ||style="text-align:right"| 7.0 ||style="text-align:right"| 16
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|[[File:Zambia - Western.svg|120px]]
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| '''Zambia''' || '''Lusaka''' ||style="text-align:right"| '''752,612''' ||style="text-align:right"| '''13,092,666''' ||style="text-align:right"| '''17.3''' ||style="text-align:right"| '''103'''
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|}
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==See also==
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*[[Districts of Zambia]]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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{{Districts of Zambia}}
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[[Category:Provinces of Zambia| ]]
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[[Category:Subdivisions of Zambia]]
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[[Category:Lists of country subdivisions|Zambia, Provinces]]
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[[Category:Country subdivisions of Africa|Zambia 1]]
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[[Category:First-level administrative country subdivisions|Provinces, Zambia]]
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[[Category:Zambia geography-related lists]]

Latest revision as of 13:00, 1 September 2016

Zambia is divided into 10 provinces. <imagemap> File:Provincial Administrative Divisions of Zambia.png|360px|right|center

rect 27 276 127 365 Western rect 103 171 195 244 North-Western rect 228 191 281 235 Copperbelt rect 334 24 414 101 Northern rect 400 122 461 163 Muchinga rect 165 332 246 388 Southern rect 287 58 319 169 Luapula rect 212 250 339 283 Central rect 292 292 356 327 Lusaka rect 401 214 454 271 Eastern

desc bottom-left </imagemap>


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. Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 3738: attempt to index field 'punct_skip' (a nil value). (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