Northern Rhodesia

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Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia

1924–1953
1963–1964
Flag of Northern Rhodesia
Flag
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Anthem: God Save the Queen
Location of Northern Rhodesia in Southern Africa.
Location of Northern Rhodesia in Southern Africa.
StatusProtectorate of the United Kingdom
CapitalLivingstone (until 1935)
Lusaka (from 1935)
Common languagesEnglish
GovernmentRepublic
Governor 
• 1924–1927
Sir Herbert Stanley
• 1959–1964
Sir Evelyn Hone
Prime Minister 
• 1964
Kenneth Kaunda
Historical eraInterwar period · Cold War

1911
• British protectorate
1 April 1924

1953–1963
• Independence
24 October 1964
CurrencySouthern 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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References[change | change source]

  1. "Merriam-Webster online dictionary".