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The capital and largest city of Zambia, in the south-central part of the country. It was founded by Europeans in 1905.


(luːˈzɑːkə; -ˈsɑːkə)
(Placename) the capital of Zambia, in the southeast at an altitude of 1280 m (4200 ft): became capital of Northern Rhodesia in 1932 and of Zambia in 1964; University of Zambia (1966). Pop: 1 450 000 (2005 est)


(luˈsɑ kə)

the capital of Zambia, in the S central part. 982,362.
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Noun1.Lusaka - the capital and largest city of Zambia
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
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Lusaka, July 15(SUNA)-Sudan Ambassador to Zambia, Hussein Awad has welcomed participation of the Sudanese Journalists Union in monitoring elections in Zambia.
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Zambian Police patrol near the Chawama Compound where residents have attacked broken and looted foreign-run shops in Lusaka on April 19, 2016.
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A[degrees]A[degrees]Fouzia Benbadis, vice-presidente du Conseil de la nation, a ete elue au comite executif de l'Union interparlementaire (UIP), lors des travaux de la 134e assemblee de l'UIP qui se deroulent a Lusaka (Zambie), a indique, hier, un communique du Conseil de la nation.
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