Key: 640  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 7
Issued: 714 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

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Area - 752,614 sq.km; Population - 9,770,000; Capital - Lusaka
A Republic, located in southern Africa, Mining and metallurgy are its advanced
industries.
Formerly the British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA. Declared its
independence as a republic on October 24th, 1964 after the braking away from the
Federation of RHODESIA AND NYASALAND. A member of the British Commonwealth (see
GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)). First stamps as Zambia issued in 1964. Indirect UPU membership from
July 1st 1930 as Northern Rhodesia, direct from March 22nd, 1967. Annual output about 15.
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ZAMBIA

Index
   ZAMBIA
      Independent Republic 1964-
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Ngwee = 1 Kwacha (1968)
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Related Countries

NORTHERN RHODESIA
Northern Rhodesia

RHODESIA AND NYASALAND
Rhodesia And Nyasaland

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)