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Revision as of 13:12, 7 August 2009

Zambia: World Factbook, 2009[1]


752,618 sq km


11,862,740 (July 2009)


English (official), major vernaculars - Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages


Christian 50%-75%, Muslim and Hindu 24%-49%, indigenous beliefs 1%


African 99.5% (includes Bemba, Tonga, Chewa, Lozi, Nsenga, Tumbuka, Ngoni, Lala, Kaonde, Lunda, and other African groups), other 0.5% (includes Europeans, Asians, and Americans) (2000 Census)[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

20,626 (2006)

Zambia is a country in southern Africa with a population of 11,862,740 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered by Angola, Botswana, Namibia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.[4] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 20,626 total members.[5]

Click the following link to learn more about other Anabaptist-related groups in Africa.

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Zambia:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links


  1. "Zambia," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/za.html (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Ibid.
  5. "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/PDF-PPT/2006mbictotal.pdf (accessed 7 August 2009).