Katanga

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geographical name Ka·tan·ga \kə-ˈtäŋ-gə, -ˈtaŋ-\
variants: or 1972–97

Shaba

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Definition of Katanga

  1. region of southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo; chief city Lubumbashi Rich in mineral deposits, Katanga seceded shortly after Congo became independent (1960), but was absorbed back into the country after fighting ended in 1963.

Katangese

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