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Capital : Lusaka
Language : English
Currency : Zambian kwacha
Population : 15 933 883
Area : 752 612 km2

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Zambia facts

1. Zambia gained independence from Great Britain on October 24, 1964.
2. The population density is 19 people / km2.
3. The highest peak is Mafinga (2 329 m.n.p.m.).
4. The longest river is Zambezi (about 2,574 km).
5. Political system – republic.
6. Motto of the country – “One Zambia, One Nation”.
7. Zambia is about twice as large as Poland.
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9. The main religion is Protestantism – 43%.
10. The full name of the country – the Republic of Zambia.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 98 place,
      – 2018 year – 82 place.

12. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 15,000 professional and 4 500 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 15 100 professional and 4500 reservists.

13. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 70 tanks, 120 armored vehicles, 67 jet aircraft and 17 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 25 tanks, 234 armored vehicles, 103 jet aircraft and 26 helicopters.

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $245,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $245,000,000 .

Autor: Wojak

15. The amount of income tax in Zambia is 35%.

16. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7.8% .

Autor: Daria

17. In Zambia an average person consumes about 4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

18. The most beer is beer – 23%, then spirit – 14%, wine – 3%, and other alcoholic beverages – 60%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

19. In this country, compulsory education lasts 7 years.

20. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

21. The average IQ level is 79.

Autor: EduKacJa

22. In this country there are 36.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 5,663,449 people).

Autor: Reebeka

23. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

24. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 100 km / h.

25. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

26. In 2013, 1,797 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

27. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

Autor: AutoMania

28. In this country, over 535,000 motor vehicles are registered (35 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

29. 45% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 6,960,000 people).

30. 78.9% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

31. In Zambia, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

Autor: Leah

32. In this country there are over 40 454 km of paved roads (0.06% of all roads in the world).

33. In this country there are 88 airports, 8 of the paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

34. In this country there are over 2,922 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

35. In this country, over 2 711 000 (2015) 7 248 773 (2018) people have access to internet (about 45% of the population).

36. About 1,300,000 (2015) 1,600,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

37. The national top-level domain is .zm . There are over 3,530 websites with such an extension.

38. The most popular pages with the extension .zm are: google.co.zm, daily-mail.co.zm and times.co.zm.

Autor: http

39. The country has over $3,000,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.025% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

40. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $28 864 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $25 810 000 000 .

41. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 31% GDP, or around: $8 947 840 000 ,
      – 2018 year was 55.6% GDP, or around: $14 350 360 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $927.

42. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $6,730,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $8,420,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

43. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 6 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

44. The lowest temperature: -9 °C was measured in Choma.

45. The highest temperature: 42.4 °C was measured in Mfuwe.

Autor: weather

46. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Autor: medi

47. The average life expectancy in this country is 46.9 years (women – 47.3 years and men – 46.5 years).

Autor: Wilga

48. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 21.

49. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.3 years old.

50. 10 women give birth to 57 children on average

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51. The average age people living in this country is 16.7 years old.

52. The country is around:
7 349 000 people (46.12%) in the age range 0-14 years.
8 208 000 people (51.51%) in the age range 15-64 years.
377 600 people (2.37%) over 65 years old.

53. In this country, about 671 000 children (4.2% of the population) are born annually, and about 202,000 people die (1.3% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

54. The lowest situated place in the country is the Zambezi River – 329 m above sea level.

Autor: Klemens

55. In Zambia there are 234350 km2 of agricultural land (32% of the country).

56. 89 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

57. The highest located city in the country is Lusaka.

Autor: Statyk

58. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1962.

59. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

60. The work week is 48 hours.

Autor: Statyk

61. 36% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

62. 415624 km2 of the country is covered with forests (55.9%)

63. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.

Autor: Statyk

64. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 37.5%, and for companies 35% (2018).

65. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

66. The level of inflation in 2018 is 7.8%.

Autor: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Zambia?
The highest peak in Zambia is Mafinga (Central) (2339 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Zambia?
Zambezi is the largest river in Zambia (approximately 2,574 km).

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What is the largest lake in Zambia?
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What is the national dish?
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What Zambia has national colors?
National colors: green, red, black and orange.

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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Zambia?
Zambia borders with such countries as: Angola 1 110 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,930 km, Malawi 837 km, Mozambique 419 km, Namibia 233 km, Tanzania 338 km, Zimbabwe 797 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 16,7 years old.

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What is the minimum wage?
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What is the population density in Zambia?
The population density is 21 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “One Zambia, One Nation”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 42.4 ° C was measured in Mfuwe.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -9 ° C was measured in Choma.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta