ZAMBIA

(kwacha = 100 ngwee)

77-ZMK

Text Box: 	Led by Kenneth Kaunda, Northern Rhodesia became the Republic of Zambia on 24 October 1964.
	In 1964 Bank of Zambia issued the first Zambian notes and coin in pounds.
	The Zambian kwacha has been the official currency of Zambia since 1968. It replaced the Zambian pound at a rate of 2 kwacha = 1 pound.
	In 2003 Zambia was the first African country to issue polymer banknotes. The K500 and K1000 are both printed on polymer.
	New series notes from 2013 
(1 ZMW=1000 Z MK)
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: declaration if more than 5 000 USD
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: up to 300 000 ZWD (100 USD)
 Out: up to 300 000 ZWD (100 USD)

NOTES in circulation (2013+)

10 kwacha (1992)

5 kwacha (1992)

1 kwacha (1992)

50 ngwee (1992)

25 ngwee (1992)

Oval: to the rates

COINS in circulation (2013) (dated 2012)

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ZMK 50 000 (2003,8)(145*70́́)

ZMK 20 000 (2003,8)(145*70́́)

ZMK 10 000 (2001,3,8)(145*70mm)

ZMK 10 000 (1992)(145*70mm)

ZMK 5 000 (2001,3,8)(145*70mm)

ZMK 5 000 (1992,96)(145*70mm)

ZMK 1 000 (2003)polymer

ZMK 1 000 (2003)(145*70mm)

ZMK 1 000 (1992-01similars)(145*70mm)

ZMK 500 (2003,8)polymer

ZMK 500 (1992-01similars)(145*70mm)

ZMK 100 (2005)

ZMK 100 (1992-03 similars)

ZMK 50 (1992)

ZMK 20 (1992)

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ZMK 100 (2019)

ZMK 100 (2015)

ZMK 100 (2013)

ZMK 50 (2019)

ZMK 50 (2015)

ZMK 50 (2014)commemorative

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ZMK 10 (2013)

ZMK 5 (2019)

ZMK 5 (2015)

ZMK 5 (2013)

ZMK 2 (2015,19 similar)

ZMK 2 (2013)

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ZMK 50 (2013)

ZMK 20 (2019)

ZMK 20 (2015)

ZMK 20 (2013)

ZMK 10 (2019)

ZMK 10 (2015)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes 

ZMW 100, 50, 20, 10, 10, 5, 2 (2013)(2015-with tactile marcs for blinds)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

ZMK 50 000, 20 000, 10 000, 5 000, 1 000, 500, 100, 50, 20 (1992+)(1000 ZMK =1 ZMW)

no

31.12.2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coins

kwacha 1; ngwee 50, 10, 5 (2013)(dated 2012)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

kwacha 10, 5, 1; ngwee 50, 25 (1992+) (1000 ZMK =1 ZMW)

no

 

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

740 724

11 502 010

English (official)

Christian 50-75 %

male 39.43

 

Lusaka 1 265 000

 

Islam and Hindu 24-49 %

female 39.98

2005 : 900 (215)

Ndola 349 300

 

 

 

 

1 kwacha (2013)(24mm, 5g)

50 ngwee (2013)(21mm, 3.54g)

10 ngwee (2013)(20mm, 3g)

5 ngwee (2013)(19mm, 2.5g)