Geography in Zambia

Geography in Zambia

Africa
Zambia borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north and northwest, Angola to the west, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the south, and Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania from southeast to northeast. According to ezinereligion, Zambia's 752,614 km² land area is mostly located on low relief plateaus between 1000 and 1400 meters above sea level. In the north of Zambia lies the Bangweulu basin on the floor of a huge, 1.8 billion year old volcanic crater. The plateau of the Copperbelt connects to the south, the Luapula valley to the west, and the Mporokosoberge to the north. In the east, the Bangweulu basin is bounded by the Muchinga Mountains, on which the Luangwa Valley stretches from north to south and is bounded in the east by the Mafinga Hills,…
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Zambia 2007

Zambia 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 Zambia. Disagreement over a new constitution characterized the domestic policy debate during the year. The most contentious issue in the new constitution concerns changes in the president's power. The opposition accused the government of delaying the process and directing the work too much. According to CountryAAH, Lusaka is the capital city of Zambia. President Levy Mwanawasa wants the new constitution, after referral work and public debate, to be adopted by a referendum. He threatened those who oppose a vote of treason. In May, a court in London sentenced former President Frederick Chiluba and a number of his associates for embezzling the equivalent of nearly SEK 300 million. He was required to repay 85 percent of the sum to the Zambian state. That a civil case against Chiluba could…
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