Zambia By: DestinyAngeles

LOCATION:Position on the earths surface (Absolute anD relative)
Map of Africa highlighting Zambia

Zambia is south east of Angola and north of Zimbabwe. The capital of Zambia is Lusaka. The exact location of Lusaka is 15.3875 S, 28.3228 E. Zambia can be found in southern africa.

Lusaka city

Zambia has lots of interesting landform such as plateaus, Rift Valleys , cooper belt, and low lands.

Zambia has only two forms of climate. They have a hot dry climate or they can have a nice tropical climate. When it rains many people call it the emerald season because grass will start to grow.

Climates of Zambia

Zambia has many country's that border is such as Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Botswana

Map of Southern Africa

Zambias major river system is formed by Luangwa and Kafue Rivers. Theses rivers hold about 35% ofZambia's water.

The Kafue River

These rivers cut into the plateau forming deep valleys and waterfalls such as this one named Victoria falls.

Place: physical and human characteristics

There are many natural resources found in Zambia such as copper, cobalt, zinc, coal, gold and many others.

English is the official language. But Bemba is the most widely-spoken, spoken by more than two million Zambians in Lusaka and across the Copperbelt. Zambia is predominantly Christian. many people also retain some traditional beliefs and custom.

Zambia culture

Although Christianity might be the most practiced religion there are still more in Zambia. The other religions are 5% Muslim, 5% Hinduism, 5% atheist. The other 85% is Christianity.

Zambian religion

There are many holidays and traditions celebrated in Zambia. The most popular ones are Ku-ombok, and Shimunenga. Ku-ombok means To get out of the water and onto dry land. This festival is held to mark the end of the rainy season. Shimunenga is a festival that is held to show respect to their ancestors by thanking them for providing food over the past year.

Traditional ceremony's

Zambia has a government which can be described as republic. Zambia's government has 158 members in its legislature. Executive elections are held every 5 years. Zambia's representative government has 18% of its seats filled by women.

Human- environmental interactION: shaping the land.

Crops in Zambia include tobacco, corn, sugarcane, peanuts, and cotton and many more.

Crops in Zambia

The jobs found in Zambia are farming and mining. Apart from mining-related activity, manufacturing in Zambia is limited.

Jobs in Zambia

Zambia has a lot of endangered species. One of the most endangered mammal species in Africa is the wild dog. The most endangered animal in Africa is the black rhino. Several of Zambia’s antelope species are endangered also. These animals are endangered because of poaching and hunting.

Endangered animals

There are many environmental problems in Zambia. These problems include Wildlife issues with illegal trade and poaching. Another problem is freshwater bodies face threats such as pollution, poor fishing methods and overfishing. Zambia has a groups working on these threats and are getting support from partners.

Region: how they form and change.

Education is different from our education. They still go to school but differently. In Zambia they spend 7 years in primary school and 2 years in middle school. After this most people go to work. They do offer the option of college.

Schools in Zambia

Zambia has a total population of 17 ,025 ,445. Zambia's population density was last measured at 21.81 in 2015. The area of Zambia in square miles is 290,587 miles squared. Zambia's per capita GDP is 1607.36. The life expectancy for males is 59 years and 64 for females. The literacy rate is 64.3%. Zambia is located in a hot and dry climate.

Movement: human interactment on earth.

Many things are imported and exported out of Zambia. The top exports of Zambia are Refined Copper , Raw Copper, Raw Tobacco, Cobalt and Sulfuric Acid. Its top imports are Copper Ore, Refined Petroleum , Delivery Trucks , Iron Structures and Large Construction Vehicles.

Exports and imports

Zambia's flag is very historical. The orange symbolises the mineral wealth of this country. Red represents the struggle for freedom; black, the people of Zambia. The eagle stands for the country’s strength to rise above its problems. The flag was designed by Gabriel Ellison. The flag was first hoisted at midnight, 23rd October, 1964.

Zambian flag

On 24 October in 1964 Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia, gained independence from Britain. Zambia's independence came ten months after the collapse of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, with Northern Rhodesia becoming the Republic of Zambia.

Zambia has increased on their phone technology since 2013. up from 61% in 2012 to 76% in 2012. Their technology isn't very up to date and that makes Their internet prices go up.

Technology used in Zambia.

Zambian transport includes railways, roads and bridges, airplanes and boats.

Zambian transport includes railways,

roads and bridges,

airplanes,

and boats

Current events

President election 2016

Ballet place

Edgar Lungu won the electon for president. After the election there was accusations of a cheating. The rival a wealthy businessman, Hakainde Hichilema demanded a recount.

Marijuana legal in zambia 2017

Marijuana is now legal in Zambia. But only for medical purposes. The people of Zambia will have to hold a marijuana licenses. If someone were to get caught with it without the licensed they would be punished.

Travel brochURe

Zambia is a wonderful place. The people are so connected to one another and are so respectful. If you are looking to go to a place where the people are so kind and respectful and generous come to Zambia there isn't a place like it. In Zambia no one feels alone there is always some who will take the time out of their day and say hello. As if Zambia couldn't get better come see the scenery. There is all kinds of fun activities to safari tours to great waterfalls. So If your the type of person who likes humble people and adventuring come visit Zambia you won't be disappointed. You will be welcomed with open arms.

DaY in a life of a highschool resident

The students usually go to school from 7am till lunchtime. The student will sit in the same classroom the whole day because of the budget. After school the student would return home and do chores. Then it's off to work. For work the student will do farming or maybe helping someone for money. When the the student wants to have fun they might have hang out with their friends. They could go to a creek or water way and swim. It is hot in Zambia so the student would wear shorts.

Zambian kids having fun
Zambia clothing

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