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Lulua District

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Lulua District
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lulua District (French: District de la Lulua) is a district located in the Kasai-Occidental province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city of Kananga (formerly known as Luluabourg) is at the center of the district, but has a separate administration.

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Map of Lulua, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lulua was to become one of 25 proposed provinces specified in the country's Constitution (effective 18 February 2006). Lulua District would be combined with the city of Kananga to form the new province, and Kananga would be the capital. As of October 2010, this had not taken place.

Territories

The district is divided into five territories:

  • Demba
  • Dibaya
  • Dimbelenge
  • Kazumba
  • Luiza
  • Former province

    Luluabourg province was created in 1962 from Kasai province. It was incorporated into Kasai-Occidental in 1966 under the Mobutu regime. Presidents (from 1965, governors) of Luluabourg province were

  • September 1962 - September 1963 François Luakabwanga (1st time)
  • September 1963 - 25 September 1964 André Lubaya (d. 1968)
  • 25 September 1964 - December 1965 François Luakabwanga (2nd time)
  • January 1966 - 18 April 1966 Constantin Tshilumba
  • 18 April 1966 - 25 April 1966 François Luakabwanga (3rd time)
  • References

    Lulua District Wikipedia


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