STATUS: Nationalized Work
CHURCHES: 216 Churches
Career Missionaries Gary & Sharon Abernathy
ZAMBIA – Country Information
Zambia has a population of 17,351,708 as of 2020.
752,618 sq km / 290,587 sq mi (slightly larger than Texas)
The capital city of Zambia is the city of Lusaka.
20.2% Roman Catholic
4.5% Other / Non-religious
Various other indigenous languages and dialects are also spoken.
Zambia is mostly a high plateau with some hills and mountains.
Zambia’s economy depends on mining of copper as its main source of income.
Zambia declared its independence on the day of the closing ceremony of the 1964 Summer Olympics, thereby becoming the first country ever to have entered an Olympic game as one country and leave it as another.
Full independence was gained from the UK on October 24, 1964 after elections.
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