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A city of south-central Democratic Republic of the Congo east-southeast of Kinshasa. Founded in 1884, it is the trade center of an agricultural region.
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(Placename) a city in the SW Democratic Republic of Congo: a commercial centre on the railway from Lubumbashi to Port Francqui. Pop: 424 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1966): Luluabourg
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(kəˈnɑŋ gə)

a city in the central Democratic Republic of the Congo. 393,030. Formerly, Luluabourg.
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Noun1.Kananga - a city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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