Zambia #137 (1975)

The Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzaniato the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest, the core economic hubs of the country. Originally inhabited by Khoisan peoples, the region was … Continue reading Zambia #137 (1975)

Southern Rhodesia #57 (1940)

Southern Rhodesia #57 (1940)

The Colony of Southern Rhodesia was a self-governing British Crown colony in southern Africa from 1923 to 1980, the predecessor state of modern Zimbabwe. In 1904, it had a total area of 143,830 square miles (372,518 square kilometers) and an estimated population of 6,605,764.  Most of the area is elevated, consisting of a central plateau (high veld) stretching from the southwest northwards. The extreme east portion … Continue reading Southern Rhodesia #57 (1940)

Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)

Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)

The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, also known as the Central African Federation (CAF), was a semi-independent federation of three southern African territories — the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia and the British protectorates of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland — between 1953 and 1963. The Federation was established on August 1, 1953, with a Governor-General as the Queen’s representative at the center. An interesting … Continue reading Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143B (1956)