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An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries

An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries Afrika Focus, Vol. 9, Nr. 1-2, 1993, pp.149-156 AFRICA REVIEW AN UP-TO-DATE GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SUMMARY OF THE AFRICAN COUNTRIES Prepared by: F. Pauwels, P. Van Damme, D. Theeten, C. De Keyser, S. Hoste, P. Wymeersch ZAMBIA 1. Official name: Republic of Zambia 2. Geography: 2.1. Situation: Zambia is a landlocked country in east Africa, between 8°S and 18°S, 22°E and 33°E. 2.2. Total area: 752 614 km • 2.3. Natural regions: Zambia is a part of the central high plateau (1200 m) of Africa. Two thirds of the country belongs to the Zambezi basin. The northern region with the main lakes belongs to the Zaire basin. The gently rolling landscape is more varied in the east with the Muchinga hills and Luangwa valley. 2.4. Climate: the climate is rather more moderate than tropical, due to the plateau altitude. Three seasons can be distinguished: cool and dry in May-August, warm and dry in September-November, warm and moist in December-April. Nights are fresh and nightfrost may occur. 149 ZAMBIA 24° RAINFAL L millim~tr~s l. Tanganyika ~ < 800 ZAN I A ~ 800 - 1000 ~ 1000 - 1200 ~1200 - 1400 Bl > 1400z A I R http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Afrika Focus Brill

An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries

Afrika Focus , Volume 9 (1-2): 8 – Feb 2, 1993

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Afrika Focus, Vol. 9, Nr. 1-2, 1993, pp.149-156 AFRICA REVIEW AN UP-TO-DATE GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SUMMARY OF THE AFRICAN COUNTRIES Prepared by: F. Pauwels, P. Van Damme, D. Theeten, C. De Keyser, S. Hoste, P. Wymeersch ZAMBIA 1. Official name: Republic of Zambia 2. Geography: 2.1. Situation: Zambia is a landlocked country in east Africa, between 8°S and 18°S, 22°E and 33°E. 2.2. Total area: 752 614 km • 2.3. Natural regions: Zambia is a part of the central high plateau (1200 m) of Africa. Two thirds of the country belongs to the Zambezi basin. The northern region with the main lakes belongs to the Zaire basin. The gently rolling landscape is more varied in the east with the Muchinga hills and Luangwa valley. 2.4. Climate: the climate is rather more moderate than tropical, due to the plateau altitude. Three seasons can be distinguished: cool and dry in May-August, warm and dry in September-November, warm and moist in December-April. Nights are fresh and nightfrost may occur. 149 ZAMBIA 24° RAINFAL L millim~tr~s l. Tanganyika ~ < 800 ZAN I A ~ 800 - 1000 ~ 1000 - 1200 ~1200 - 1400 Bl > 1400z A I R

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Published: Feb 2, 1993

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