Zambia: Lusaka

2012/12/08

Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. One of the fastest-developing cities in Southern Africa, Lusaka is located in the southern among of the central plateau at an elevation of about 1,300 metres (4,265 feet). As of 2010, the city's people is about 1.7 million. Lusaka is the centre of both commerce and government in Zambia and connects to the country's four largest highways heading north, south, east and west. English is the official language of the city, but Nyanja, and Bemba are as well common.

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