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, formerly Luluabourg
, city (1984 pop. 298,693), capital of Kasai-Central prov., S central Congo (Kinshasa), on the Lulua River. It is the commercial and transportation center of a region where cotton is grown and diamonds are mined.
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(now Kananga), a city in the Republic of Zaire; administrative center of the province of Kasai Occidental (Western). Population, 150,000 (1970). Luluabourg is a highway junction and has a railroad station and an airport. It is an important commercial and distribution center, with food-processing (including brewing and flour milling), printing, and cotton-ginning enterprises.