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Republic of Zambia (Zambia)

Zambia

Also known as: Sambia (Deutsch), Zambia (español, Italiano, polski, latine), la Zambie (français), Zâmbia (Português), 贊比亞 (正體中文), ザンビア (日本語)

Formerly: Northern Rhodesia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: Lusaka

Population: 14,638,505

Area: 740,724 km²

Religions: Protestant 75.3%, Roman Catholic 20.2%, other 2.7% (includes Muslim Buddhist, Hindu, and Baha'i), none 1.8%

Languages: Bembe 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Chewa 4.5%, Lozi 5.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.4%, unspecified 0.4%

Motto: One Zambia, One Country (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Namibia Namibia, ← Angola Angola, ↑ Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa, ↗ Tanzania Tanzania, → Malawi Malawi, ↘ Mozambique Mozambique, ↘ Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, ↓ Botswana Botswana


Circumscriptions (11): Metr. Archdioceses (2), Dioceses (9)


Roman Rite (11): Chipata, Kabwe, Kasama, Livingstone, Lusaka, Mansa, Mongu, Monze, Mpika, Ndola, Solwezi


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (12)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Zambia

Conference of Bishops: Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Link Bishop George Cosmas Zumaire Lungu (58)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (A.M.E.C.E.A.) Link Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (60)


as of 2018.04.17

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