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(Placename) the former name (until 1966) of Kananga


(ˌlul wɑˈbʊər)

former name of Kananga.
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Noun1.Luluabourg - 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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In 1966, I was a second grader attending a school for "mish kids" in what was then a town called Luluabourg.
15 km W of Luluabourg [=Kananga], 05[degrees]54'S 22[degrees]25'E 19.
In this context, the Constitution of Luluabourg (Kananga) of August 1964 became the first Congolese-crafted legislation dealing with the issue of Congolese citizenship.