Northern Rhodesia

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Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia
Protectorate of the United Kingdom
1924–1953
1963–1964
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Anthem
God Save the Queen
Location of Northern Rhodesia in Southern Africa.
Capital Livingstone (until 1935)
Lusaka (from 1935)
Languages English
Government Republic
Governor
 •  1924–1927 Sir Herbert Stanley
 •  1959–1964 Sir Evelyn Hone
Prime Minister
 •  1964 Kenneth Kaunda
Historical era Interwar period · Cold War
 •  British South Africa Company
1911
 •  British protectorate 1 April 1924
 •  Federated with Nyasaland
1953–1963
 •  Independence 24 October 1964
Currency Southern Rhodesian pound
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Company rule in Rhodesia
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Zambia

Northern Rhodesia was a territory in south central Africa. It was founded in 1911. It became independent in 1964 as Zambia.

The term "Rhodesia" in geography meant a region which is now Zambia and Zimbabwe.[1] From 1964 on, it only meant Southern Rhodesia.

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