Zambia is a landlocked country situated in Central Africa, which covers an area of 752,614 square kilometres (290,586 sq. mi), making it slightly bigger than the U.S. state of Texas. It occupies an elevated plateau, flanked in the south by Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River. Whilst the majority of the country consists of a wide plateau, there are some mountains (Muchinga) scattered in the northern and central parts of the country. Victoria Falls, whilst neither the widest, nor the highest waterfall in the world, is the largest waterfall when considering its 5604ft. (1708m) width and 354ft. (108m) height combined.
Capital city: Lusaka Highest Point: Mafinga Hills (7549ft / 2301m) Lowest Point: Zambezi river (1079ft / 329m) Land Area: 287,028 sq. mi (743,398 sq. km) Water Area: 3560 sq. mi (9220 sq. km) Total Area: 290,588 sq. mi (752,618 sq. km) Coastline: None, landlocked. Bordering countries (8) Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe