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Zambia is divided into 10 provinces.

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North-Western Province, Zambia Western Province, Zambia Southern Province, Zambia Central Province, Zambia Eastern Province, Zambia Northern Province, Zambia Lusaka Province Copperbelt Province Luapula ProvinceA clickable map of Zambia exhibiting its nine provinces.
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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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Times of Zambia
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:22:42 -0700

''The minister of Youth and Sport will in the next couple of months begin to launch the one-stop youth service hubs that have been established by the NYDC in all the 10 provinces of Zambia,'' he said. He said NYDC would work with international Labour ...
Zambia Daily Mail
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:03:45 -0700

FORMER President Kenneth Kaunda (sixth left) with Culture and Environment Protection Organisation (CEPO) chairman Zou Ling (fifth right) and chiefs from different provinces of Zambia watering flowers at Dr Kaunda's residence during the launch of CEPO ...

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Times of Zambia
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:09:23 -0700

Mr Sampa, who is also Commerce, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister, said the venture was aimed at uplifting the youths out of poverty in all the 10 provinces of Zambia. He said he had fulfilled the promise he made during the handover of the 10 taxis in ...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:52:30 -0700

Conclusion: This study provides the first evidence of dengue infection circulation in both North-Western and Western provinces of Zambia. It is important that surveillance activities for Dengue and diagnostic systems are expanded and strengthened, ...

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