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Zambia is divided into 10 provinces.

The provinces of Zambia
Province[1] Capital Area (km²) Population Density
Central[2] Kabwe 94,394 1,267,803 13.4 6
Copperbelt[3] Ndola 31,328 1,958,623 62.5 10
Eastern Chipata 69,106 1,707,731 24.7 8
Luapula Mansa 50,567 958,976 19.0 7
Lusaka[2] Lusaka 21,896 2,198,996 100.4 4
Muchinga[4] Chinsali[5]
Northern[6] Kasama 147,826 1,759,600 11.9 7
North-Western Solwezi 125,826 706,462 5.6 9
Southern Livingstone 85,283 1,606,793 18.8 11
Western[3] Mongu 126,386 881,524 7.0 7
Zambia Lusaka 752,612 13,046,508 17.3 72

Tenth province[edit]

Muchinga province was separated from Northern province in 2011.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gwillim Law. "Zambia Provinces". Retrieved 2007-11-02.  (Population figures are from the census of 2000).
  2. ^ a b 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. ^ a b 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.
  5. ^ Zambia's 10th Province, Muchinga, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Zambia
  6. ^ Included Muchinga Province created on November 2011.

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