General Facts about Zambia
Location: South Central Africa
Area: 752,614 Square Kilometres
Population: 13.4 million (2011)
Population Growth: 3% (2012)
Capital City: Lusaka
Official Language: English
Currency: Zambian Kwacha
Inflation Rate: 6.4% (2012)
GDP per Capita: US $ 1,600 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.5% (2012)
Traditional Exports: Copper, Cobalt, Electricity, Tobacco, Cotton, Floriculture/Horticultural products, Gemstones, Timber, Cement and Textiles.
Major Imports: Crude oil, Chemicals, Medicines, Machinery, Iron, Steel, Manufactured goods, Transportation equipment, Fertilizer and Clothing.
Major Economic Activities: Mining, Agriculture, Construction, Energy, Manufacturing and Tourism.