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Full nameLusaka
Official nameLusaka
Settlement typeCity
City statusAugust 25, 1960
Mayor of Lusaka|MayorRobert Chikwelete
Total Area139 sq mi (360 km2)
Elevation4265 ft (1300 m)
Total Population1742979 (2010)
Other information
Time zoneSAST (UTC+2)
Area code(1)

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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. It is located in the southern part of the central plateau, at an elevation of about 1,300 metres (4,265 feet). It has a population of about 1.7 million (census). It is a commercial centre as well as the centre of government, and the four main highways of Zambia head north, south, east and west from it. The two main languages spoken in Lusaka are English and Nyanja (a Bantu language). English is the official language.

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Open Letter to PF's Wynter Kabimba from DEC boss - Zambian Watchdog Tweet this news
Zambian Watchdog--I would like to acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 9 th June 2011 in which you allege that DEC officers based at the -Lusaka- International Airport falsely imprisoned you on your return from South Africa. I would like to categorica - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:28:32 GMT+00:00
Clinton says 'not pursuing' top job at World Bank - AFP Tweet this news
AFP---LUSAKA- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday said she is "not pursuing" the top job at the World Bank after a media report that she was seeking to become the institution's next head. "With respect to the - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 18:15:00 GMT+00:00
Seychelles Tourism Board appoints Tourism Ambassador in Zambia - Breaking Travel News Tweet this news
Breaking Travel News--The Seychelles Tourism Board is proud to announce its appointment of Seychellois national, Mr. Jamil Din Butt, as their latest tourism ambassador residing in -Lusaka-, Zambia. Mr. Jamil Din Butt attended the International School of - - Date : Thu, 09 Jun 2011 18:06:02 GMT+00:00
US firm to put $250m into Zambia farming,tourism - Reuters Africa Tweet this news
Reuters Africa---LUSAKA-, June 10 (Reuters) - US firm Advanced Africa Solutions plans to invest $250 million in Zambian agriculture and tourism by 2014, a Zambian investment promotion official said on Friday. "They are undertaking feasibility stu - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:55:16 GMT+00:00
Zambia Daily Mail editor abducted - Zambian Watchdog Tweet this news
Zambian Watchdog--He was found abandoned in Linda shanty compound near Markeni in -Lusaka-. 00: 43 hours Friday: The Managing Director and Editor of the Zambia Daily Mail Evans Milimo has been abducted. Police sources briefed the Watchdog around midnight - Date : Thu, 09 Jun 2011 22:35:09 GMT+00:00
Clinton warns Africa of China's economic embrace - Reuters AlertNet Tweet this news
Reuters AlertNet---LUSAKA-, June 10 (Reuters) - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday warned Africa that China does not always have its interests at heart as economic ties expand, and offered the United States as an alternative. ... - Date : Fri, 10 Jun 2011 20:06:01 GMT+00:00
Zambia-2011 AGOA Forum: Clinton to Attend 2011 AGOA Forum in Lusaka - Afrique en Ligue Tweet this news
Afrique en Ligue--2011 AGOA Forum-Zambia - US Secretary of States Hillary Clinton and trade representative Ron Kirk will be among the 2000 American delegates expected to attend the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum in -Lusaka- next year. ... - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:02:36 GMT+00:00
Zambia: Clubs Agree to Commence League - Tweet this news 15 clubs that met at the Pamodzi Hotel in -Lusaka- yesterday resolved to begin the league this weekend saying it was important to consider the welfare of players and the commitment of sponsors. Konkola Blades were the only absentees but - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:12:35 GMT+00:00
Zambia: Seven year old boy shot dead by DEC officers - Lusaka Times Tweet this news
Lusaka Times--A seven year old boy of -Lusaka's- Garden Compound has been shot dead by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) officers. The incident happened when some DEC officers went for an operation in the area. The DEC officers were allegedly for - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 06:44:57 GMT+00:00
UPND refutes HH will back RB in polls - Lusaka Times Tweet this news
Lusaka Times--President Rupiah Banda waves to MMD cadres after he filed in nominations papers at Mulungushi International Conference Center in -Lusaka- . The United Party for National Development UPND has dispelled information circulating on one of the on - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:24:40 GMT+00:00

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