What is Lubumbashi?

  • (noun): A city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville.
    Synonyms: Elisabethville


Lubumbashi (formerly French Élisabethville, or Dutch Elisabethstad) is the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, second only to the nation's capital Kinshasa, and the hub of the southeastern part of the country. 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.

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List Of Football Clubs In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Clubs
... Maniema (Kindu) AS Maniema Union (Kindu) AC Mbilingos (Kindu) AC Nkoy (Kindu) CS Don Bosco (Lubumbashi) US Kenya (Lubumbashi) Lubumbashi Sport (Lubumbashi) FC Saint Eloi Lupopo (Lubumbashi) TP Mazembe ...
Mbuji Mayi Airport - Airlines and Destinations
... Airlines Destinations Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation Kinshasa-N'djili, Lubumbashi FlyCongo Kinshasa-N'djili, Lubumbashi Korongo Airlines Kinshasa-N'djili, Lubumbashi ...
List Of Railway Stations In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Stations Served By Passenger Trains
... Kinshasa Est – Matadi Bukama Ilebo – Lubumbashi Kabalo – Lubumbashi Bumba Aketi – Bumba Demba Ilebo – Lubumbashi Dibaya Ilebo – Lubumbashi Dilolo Dilolo – Lubumbashi Dulia Aketi – Isiro Guba Dilolo ...
Lubumbashi International Airport
... Lubumbashi International Airport is an airport in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (IATA FBM, ICAO FZQA) ...