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Lusaka

Mwalusaka
City
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From top: Lusaka city at Night, Downtown Lusaka, Lusaka National Museum, Inauguration of Edgar Lungu
Province Lusaka Province
District Lusaka District
Country Zambia
Established 1905
City status 25 August 1960
Area
 • City 418 km2 (161 sq mi)
Elevation
1,279 m (4,190 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 1,747,152
 • Metro
2,238,569
Time zone UTC+2 (CAT)
Area code(s) 0211
Climate Cwa
Website http://www.lcc.gov.zm

Lusaka is the capital of Zambia. It is also the largest city in that country. It is in south central Zambia on a plateau at 1300 m (4265 ft) in altitude. Lusaka has 1,084,703 people living in it.

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