Kalima

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kalima

 

(until 1968, Albertville), a city in the eastern part of the Republic of Zaϊre, in Shaba Province. Population, 30, 000 (1960). A trade and transportation center, it is a port on the western bank of Lake Tanganyika. It also has a railroad station. Kalima has enterprises of the light, cement, food, and pharmaceutical industries and a shipyard. There is fishing.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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