The republic of Zambia has a surface area of 752.614 km2 and approximately twelve millions inhabitants. Its president is Rupiah Banda and the country is member of COMESA. English is the official language in Zambia, however, there are more than 72 coexisting dialects.
Agriculture employs 70% of the working force and represents 25% of the GNP. Mining (copper) and tourism are other important revenue generating sectors in Zambia.
Zambian natural mining resources are copper, cobalt, zinc, lead, coal, emeralds, gold silver and uranium.
Zambia is politically stable, it has not known any ethnical trouble for 250 years nor has it known wars (independence or with its neighbour countries).
Alongside the parliamentary regime, Zambia maintained customary laws and traditions. Customary Chiefs manage and control customary land.