Lusaka

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Lusaka

Mwalusaka
City
Lusaka, Zambia at Night.jpg
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From top: Lusaka city at Night, Downtown Lusaka, Lusaka National Museum, Inauguration of Edgar Lungu
Lusaka is located in Zambia
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Location of Lusaka in Zambia
Lusaka is located in Africa
Lusaka
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Lusaka (Africa)
Coordinates: 15°25′S 28°17′E / 15.417°S 28.283°E / -15.417; 28.283Coordinates: 15°25′S 28°17′E / 15.417°S 28.283°E / -15.417; 28.283
ProvinceLusaka Province
DistrictLusaka District
CountryZambia
Established1905
City status25 August 1960
Government
 • Mayor of LusakaMiles Sampa
Area
 • City418 km2 (161 sq mi)
Elevation
1,279[3] m (4,190 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • City1,747,152[1]
 • Metro
2,238,569
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
Area code(s)0211[4]
ClimateCwa
Websitehttp://www.lcc.gov.zm

Lusaka is the capital of Zambia. It is also the largest city in that country. It is in south central Zambia on a plateau at 1300 m (4265 ft) in altitude. Lusaka has 1,084,703 people living in it.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://citypopulation.de/Zambia-Cities.html
  2. City of Lusaka Website Archived 20 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Airport altitude, http://climexp.knmi.nl/ Retrieved 7 March 2015
  4. <%=hdrContact%>. "Zambia". www.itu.int. Archived from the original on 15 September 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2018.