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Full nameVille de Lubumbashi
Official nameVille de Lubumbashi
ProvinceKatanga Province
GovernorMoise Katumbi
Total Area288.3 sq mi (747 km2)
Land Area288.3 sq mi (747 km2)
Elevation3963.3 ft (1208 m)
Total Population1139064 (2001)
Density (pop.)1525/km2 (3949.8/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneDRC2 (UTC+2)

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Lubumbashi (formerly , or Dutch: ) 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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