One of the

3 Biggest falls in the world,
" Victoria Falls"



Zambia is a Southern African country and is landlocked covering 752 614 square kilometres.  It is a country that is divided into nine (09) provinces namely:  Lusaka (the capital), Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Northern, Northwestern, Western and Southern Provinces.  The country shares boarders with Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana, Angola, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Zambia has a wonderful tropical climate with clearly separated dry and rainy seasons, temperatures range between 15 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius.

Zambia has 25% of the Southern African regions surface area water resources, the main water sources being the Zambezi, Kafue, Luangwa and Chambeshi rivers and lakes Tanganyika, Bangweulu, Mweru and Kariba.

Of the total 752,614 square kilometre surface, 47% is arable land, 30% National Parks and Game Management Areas, hills and swamps take up 12%, forests 9% while urban development takes up only 2% of the country’s land.  It is estimated that only 14% of Zambia’s arable land is under cultivation making agriculture a huge ‘honey pot’ opportunity.  Zambia’s population is approximately 10,285,631 (2,000 census) an average of ten (10) people per square kilometre.  Primary agricultural products that can be produced for export include, tobacco, wheat, cotton, coffee, cashew nuts, maize, Soya beans, fish, fruit and vegetables.

Wonderful opportunities exist in other sectors such as Tourism, Agro processing, Manufacturing, Mining, Financial Services and Telecommunications.  What follows is a list of projects in which investment is being sought.  Most of these projects are going concerns owned by the government of the Republic of Zambia and are being privatised.

  • Country Name: Republic of Zambia
  • Capital:  Lusaka; geographic coordinates 15 25 S, 28 17 E
  • Surface area:  Total 752,614km2; land 740,724km2; water 11,890km2
  • Natural resources:  Copper, cobalt, zinc, lead, coal, emeralds, gold, silver, uranium, hydropwer
  • Population:  11,669,534
  • Religions:  Christian 50%-75%, Muslim and Hindu 24%-49%, Indigenous beliefs 1%
  • Languages:  English (official), major vernaculars-Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, 
    Nyanja, Tonga – and about 70 other indigenous languages
  • Legal system:  Based on English common law and customary law
  • GDP (purchasing power parity)3:  US$16.10 billion
  • GDP (real growth rate)3:  6%
  • GDP per capita (PPP)3:  US$1,400
  • Labour force by occupation4:  Agriculture 85%, Industry 6%, Services 9%
       Notes: 32007 est, 42004 est.

  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Tourism
  • Tax System  (PDF)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits  (PDF)
  • Membership of International Organisation 
  • Central Bank
  • Commercial Banks
  • Other Financial Institutions
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Commodity Exchange


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