The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest.
The official language of Zambia is English, which is used to conduct official business and is the medium of instruction in schools. The main local language, especially in Lusaka, is Nyanja seconded by Bemba.In the Copperbelt Bemba is the main language seconded by Nyanja.