Zambia also known as Zambië or formaly known as North Rhodesia. Officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighboring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. Zambia is an independent republic. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest. The Copperbelt is the core economic hub for mining industry (copper). With “only” 16 million people Zambia is a sparsely populated country in a central location in southern Africa.

Basis information (2016)
Official languages English

and largest city

Government form Republic
President Edgar Lungu
Religion Christian 87%, Muslims, Hinduism, Nature Religions
Land aria 752.612 km² (1,6% water)
Population 13.046.508 (2010)
14.638.505 (2014)(19,5/km² (2014))16,591,390 (2016)

Zambia is officially a Christian nation according to the 1996 constitution, but a wide variety of religious traditions exist. Traditional religious thoughts blend easily with Christian beliefs in many of the country’s syncretic churches. About three-fourths of the population is Protestant while about 20% follow Roman Catholicism. Christian denominations include Catholicism, Anglicanism, Pentecostalism, New Apostolic Church, Lutheranism, Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Branhamites, and a variety of Evangelical denominations.

Zambia en de Copperbelt


The Copperbelt province where the CBR project is located is one of nine provinces of Zambia. The other provinces are: Central, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-Western, Southern en Western.The Copperbelt province is rich in copper and minirals, it belongs to a transboundary region. The Copperbelt is divided in 10 districts: Chililabombwe, Chingola, Kalulushi, Kitwe, Luanshya, Lufwanyama, Masaiti, Mpongwe, Mufulira en Ndola.

This information is from Wikipedia 2016