Population of Cities in Zambia (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
7
100,000 to 1 Million
34
10,000 to 100,000
  • Lusaka
  • Kitwe
  • Ndola
  • Kabwe
  • Chingola
  • Mufulira
  • Luanshya
  • Livingstone
  • Kasama
  • Chipata
  • Kalulushi
  • Mazabuka
  • Chililabombwe
  • Mongu
  • Kafue
  • Choma
  • Mansa
  • Kansanshi
  • Kapiri Mposhi
  • Monze
  • Mpika
  • Nchelenge
  • Kawambwa
  • Mbala
  • Samfya
  • Sesheke
  • Petauke
  • Mumbwa
  • Siavonga
  • Kaoma
  • Chinsali
  • Kataba
  • Mwinilunga
  • Isoka
  • Mkushi
  • Maamba
  • Lundazi
  • Sinazongwe
  • Chambishi
  • Nakonde
  • Nakambala
  • Senanga
  • Mpongwe
  • Serenje
  • Mpulungu
  • Kalabo
  • Kalengwa
  • Limulunga
  • Zambezi
  • Mungwi

Zambia has 1 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 34 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Zambia is Lusaka, with a population of 1,267,440 people.

Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital city of Zambia.

1,267,440

Kitwe

Kitwe is the second largest city in Zambia in terms of size and population.

400,914

Ndola

Ndola is the industrial and commercial center of the Copperbelt, Zambia's copper-mining region, and capital of Copperbelt Province.

394,518

Kabwe

Kabwe was named Broken Hill until 1966.

188,979

Chingola

Chingola is a city in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, the country's copper-mining region.

148,564

Mufulira

The name Mufulira means 'Place of Abundance'.

120,500

Luanshya

For most of the twentieth century, copper was mined in great quantities in Luanshya.

113,365

Livingstone

Livingstone is named after David Livingstone, the British explorer and missionary who was the first European to explore the area.

109,203

Kasama

Kasama is known for the Stone Age rock art in the surrounding area.

91,056

Chipata

Chipata is the capital of the Eastern Province of Zambia.

85,963

Name 2018 Population Location
Lusaka1,267,440Map
Kitwe400,914Map
Ndola394,518Map
Kabwe188,979Map
Chingola148,564Map
Mufulira120,500Map
Luanshya113,365Map
Livingstone109,203Map
Kasama91,056Map
Chipata85,963Map
Kalulushi66,575Map
Mazabuka64,006Map
Chililabombwe57,328Map
Mongu52,534Map
Kafue47,554Map
Choma46,746Map
Mansa42,277Map
Kansanshi40,705Map
Kapiri Mposhi37,942Map
Monze30,257Map
Mpika28,445Map
Nchelenge23,693Map
Kawambwa20,589Map
Mbala20,570Map
Samfya20,470Map
Sesheke20,149Map
Petauke19,296Map
Mumbwa19,086Map
Siavonga18,638Map
Kaoma14,212Map
Chinsali14,015Map
Kataba14,000Map
Mwinilunga13,798Map
Isoka13,122Map
Mkushi12,306Map
Maamba12,251Map
Lundazi11,635Map
Sinazongwe11,528Map
Chambishi11,073Map
Nakonde10,652Map
Nakambala10,425Map
Senanga10,005Map
Mpongwe8,997Map
Serenje8,779Map
Mpulungu8,547Map
Kalabo7,731Map
Kalengwa7,574Map
Limulunga7,461Map
Zambezi7,074Map
Mungwi6,821Map
Kabompo6,592Map
Luwingu6,161Map
Mufumbwe6,155Map
Chongwe6,057Map
Kasempa5,622Map
Solwezi4,846Map