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Delve into Lubumbashi in Democratic Republic of the Congo!

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Lubumbashi in the region of Katanga with it's 1,373,770 residents is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 974 mi (or 1,568 km) South-East of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

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Current time in Lubumbashi is now 10:31 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lubumbashi" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Solwezi, Ndola, Mansa, Lusaka, Kasama or Etoile. While being here, make sure to check out Ruashi and Lubumbashi as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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L'exhumation de la dépouille de SIMON K...

06:24 min ( March 31, 2010 by xx1921)
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L'exhumation de la dépouille de SIMON KIMBANGU à Elisabethville

Racconti dal Congo

04:48 min ( November 17, 2008 by tritubba)
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Colori e calori di un paese sconosciuto, visitando gli artisti del progetto La Ruashi


Saab 340

01:26 min ( November 30, 2008 by palo2palo)
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Welcome To Grand Karavia

01:11 min ( July 12, 2012 by LonrhoHotels)
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Effortlessly stylish, appealingly modern Grand Karavia -- Lubumbashi, offers travellers a luxury experience at the heart of Africa's copperbelt. Situated on the slopes of Lubumbashi Lake, surrounded b...


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Interesting facts about this location

Haut-Katanga Province (proposed)

Haut-Katanga Province is a proposed province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, originally due to be established when the country's new constitution was implemented in February 2009. The new province was to consist of the Haut-Katanga District and the cities of Lubumbashi and Likasi. Lubumbashi would be the capital. As of October 2010, the new province had not yet come into existence. In September 2011 the position of "Minister of Decentralization" was abolished.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -11.66, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Katanga Province, Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lubumbashi

Lubumbashi in the southeastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo, is the second largest city in the country, second only to the nation's capital Kinshasa. Lubumbashi is the mining capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, acting as a hub for many of the country's biggest mining companies. The copper-mining city serves as the capital of the relatively prosperous Katanga Province, lying near the Zambian border. Population estimates vary widely but average around 1.5 million.

More reading: Lubumbashi homepage
Located at -11.66, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Lubumbashi, Populated places established in 1910, Populated places in Katanga Province

University of Lubumbashi

The University of Lubumbashi (also known by the acronym UNILU) is one of the largest universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located in Lubumbashi, the capital city of Katanga province. The campus is located in the northern part of the city, west of the airport. The university was created in 1955 as the oficial university of Congo and Rwanda-Urundi (French: université officielle du Congo et du Rwanda-Urundi) by the University of Liège and opened in 1956.

More reading: University of Lubumbashi homepage
Located at -11.66, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1955, Katanga Province, Lubumbashi, Universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Stade Frederic Kibassa Maliba

Stade Frederic Kibassa Maliba de Lubumbashi is a multi-use stadium in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and for housing Davis' knuckles. It is home of the Tout Puissant Mazembe, a Congolese professional football team. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people. A new stadium for TP Mazembe is currently being constructed and is due to open in 2011. It is named by Frederic Kibassa Maliba, a former Minister of Youth and Sports.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -11.66, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lubumbashi, TP Mazembe

Karisimbi (commune)

Karisimbi is a commune of the city of Goma in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is named after the nearby Mount Karisimbi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -11.66, 27.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:North Kivu