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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. It is located in the southern part of the central plateau of the country, at an elevation of 1279 m. It has a population of 3,100,000 (2007 estimate). It is a commercial centre as well as the centre of government, and the four main highways of Zambia radiate north, south, east and west from it. The two main languages spoken in Lusaka are English and Nyanja. As national capital, Lusaka is the seat of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, epitomized by the presence there of the National Assembly (parliament), the State House (office of the President), and the High Court. The Parliament is situated at the Parliament complex, which features a 15-story eye-catching copper-clad building. The city is also the capital of Lusaka Province, the smallest and second most populous of the country's nine provinces, and forms an administrative district run by Lusaka City Council. In 2007, the mayor was Steven Chilatu (PF), and...
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