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Zambia
Zambia , officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. The neighbouring countries are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of the country...
Timeline of Events
1855
11.17.1855
David Livingstone becomes the first European to see the Victoria Falls in what is now present-day Zambia-Zimbabwe.
1963
12.31.1963
The Central African Federation officially collapses and splits into Zambia, Malawi and Rhodesia.
1964
1.1.1964
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is divided into the independent republics of Zambia and Malawi, and the British-controlled Rhodesia.
10.24.1964
Northern Rhodesia gains independence from the United Kingdom and becomes the Republic of Zambia (Southern Rhodesia remained a colony)
12.1.1964
Malawi, Malta and Zambia join the United Nations.
1994
11.20.1994
The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war (localized fighting resumes the next year).