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    Zambia Gobierno 2000

      Nombre del Pa�s:
      conventional long form: Republic of Zambia
      conventional short form: Zambia
      former: Northern Rhodesia

      C�digo: ZA

      Tipo de Gobierno: republic

      Capital: Lusaka

      Divisiones Administrativas: 9 provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-Western, Southern, Western

      Independencia: 24 October 1964 (from UK)

      Feriado Nacional: Independence Day, 24 October (1964)

      Constituci�n: 2 August 1991

      Sistema Legal: based on English common law and customary law; judicial review of legislative acts in an ad hoc constitutional council; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      Sufragio: 18 years of age; universal

      Rama Ejecutiva:
      chief of state: President Frederick CHILUBA (since 2 November 1991); Vice President Christon TEMBO (since 2 December 1997); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government
      head of government: President Frederick CHILUBA (since 2 November 1991); Vice President Christon TEMBO (since 2 December 1997); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government
      cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president from among the members of the National Assembly
      elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; election last held 18 November 1996 (next to be held NA October 2001); vice president appointed by the president
      election results: Frederick CHILUBA reelected president; percent of vote - Frederick CHILUBA 72.5%, Dean MUNGO'MBA 12.6%, Humphrey MULEMBA 7%, Akashambatwa LEWANIKA 4.7%, Chama CHAKOMBOKA 3.2%

      Rama Legislativa: unicameral National Assembly (150 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms)
      elections: last held 18 November 1996 (next to be held NA October 2001)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - MMD 131, NP 5, Zadeco 2, AZ 2, independents 10

      Rama Judicial: Supreme Court, justices are appointed by the president

      Partidos Pol�ticos y l�deres: Agenda for Zambia or AZ [Akashambatwa LEWANIKA]; Labor Party or LP [Chibiza MFUNI]; Liberal Progressive Front or LPF [Roger CHONGWE, president]; Movement for Democratic Process or MDP [Chama CHAKOM BOKA]; Movement for Multiparty Democracy or MMD [Frederick CHILUBA]; National Party or NP [Daniel LISULO]; United National Independence Party or UNIP [Kenneth KAUNDA]; United Party for National Development or UPND [Anderson MAZOKA]; Zambia Alliance for Progress or ZAP [Ben KAPILA]; Zambia Democratic Congress or Zadeco [Azwell BANDA]

      Participaci�n de Organizaciones Internacionales: ACP, AfDB, C, CCC, ECA, FAO, G-19, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, Intelsat, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ITU, MONUC, NAM, OAU, OPCW, SADC, UN, UNAMSIL, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNMIK, UPU, WCL, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO, WTrO

      Representantes Diplom�ticos en EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Dunstan Weston KAMANA
      chancery: 2419 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008
      telephone: [1] (202) 265-9717 through 9719
      FAX: [1] (202) 332-0826

      Representantes Dimplom�ticos de EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador David DUNN
      embassy: corner of Independence and United Nations Avenues
      mailing address: P. O. Box 31617, Lusaka
      telephone: [260] (1) 250-955, 252-230
      FAX: [260] (1) 252-225

      Descripci�n de la Bandera: green with a panel of three vertical bands of red (hoist side), black, and orange below a soaring orange eagle, on the outer edge of the flag

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