Mufulira


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Mufulira

(mo͞ofo͞olē`rä), city (1990 pop. 152,944), N central Zambia, on the border with the Congo. It is a copper-mining center, located in the CopperbeltCopperbelt,
mining region, N central Zambia, central Africa. A natural extension of the mineral-rich region of SE Congo, the Copperbelt is one of the richest sources of copper in the world. Cobalt, selenium, silver, and gold are also produced.
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Mufulira

 

a city in Zambia in the Copperbelt Province. Population, including suburbs, 107,800 (1969). The city has a railroad station. Mufulira is an important center of the Copper-belt; copper is mined and electrolytic and blister copper are produced in the city. Bicycles are also produced.

Mufulira

a mining town in the Copper Belt of Zambia. Pop.: 220 000 (2005 est.)
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