Zambia

Zambia

Zambia [Zambia] (Republic of Zambia [zæmbɪə]) - formerly Northern Rhodesia - is a landlocked country in southern Africa. It borders on Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. The name is derived from the Zambezi River. Zambia became independent on 24 October 1964 by the United Kingdom. In the Human Development Index in 2014, Zambia is ranked 141 of the 187th