Zambia

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President: Edgar Chagwa Lungu
Vice President: Inonge Mutukwa Wina
Capital city: Lusaka
Languages: Bembe 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Lozi 5.5%, Chewa 4.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.7%, unspecified 0.2% note: Zambia is said to have over 70 languages, although many of these may be considered dialects; all of Zambia’s major languages are members of the Bantu family (2010 est.)

Population, persons: 17,351,822 (2018)
Area, sq km: 743,390
GDP per capita, US$: 1,540 (2018)
GDP, billion current US$: 26.7 (2018)
GINI index: 57.1 (2015)
Ease of Doing Business rank: 85

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