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Luapula Province lies in the Northern part of Zambia. It shares boundaries with Northern Province on the eastern side while in the western side, it shares an international boundary with the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC). It also shares borders with Copperbelt and central provinces. The province has 13 districst namely Samfya, Mansa, mwense, Kawambwa, Nchelenge, Chiengi, Milenge, Lunga, Chembe, Chipili, Mwansabombwe including Kaputa and Nsama which are geographically located in northern Province but administratively falling under the jurisdiction of Luapula Police Command. The police provincial headquarters is in Mansa along Independence road.
AREA AND POPULATION
Luapula province covers a surface area of 63,571 square kilometres, Kaputa and Nsama inclusive. Out of this, 19, 967 square kilometres is covered with water. According to the census conducted in 2010, the province has about 1,072,461 people.
The province has six (6) police stations which are:
All these Police Stations are manned by officers-in-charge holding the rank of Assistant superintendent. Chiengi and Mwansabombwe police posts are also manned by assistant superintendents due to the vastness of the area and huge population.