A landlocked country located in south-central Africa, Zambia is situated on a high plateau north of Botswana and Zimbabwe, east of Angola, south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and west of Malawi. It's named after the Zambezi River, which flows through the country before draining into the Indian Ocean.
Zambia's form of government is a multiparty republic with the National Assembly as the legislative house. The capital city is Lusaka. The estimated population as of 2020 is close to 18 million, most of which live in rural areas. English is the national language, and the national currency is the Zambian kwacha. Mining is Zambia's main economic activity.