Lubumbashi is one of the major cities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is a very large city with over one million inhabitants, making it one of the largest cities in the southern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lubumbashi was also the capital of Katanga until 2006. It is a city that has developed very economically in recent years, and the influx of population to this city has progressed considerably.
- Sightseeing Spot 1 : Galerie d’Art Contemporain du Musee D’Art de Lubumbashi
- Sightseeing Spot 2 : Lubumbashi Zoo
- Sightseeing Spot 3 : Cercle Hippique de Lubumbashi
- Sightseeing Spot 4 : Monument de l’identité Katangaise
- Sightseeing Spot 5 : Stade Tout Puissant Mazembe
Lubumbashi is a town located in the southern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Lubumbashi is a town that was built in the late 1900s. The town was founded by the Belgians and originally named Elisabethville. The city became the capital of Katanga, which was established in 1960. However, it was renamed to Lubumbashi in 1966. In recent years, the economy has grown remarkably, and the population has increased significantly.
Lubumbashi is classified as having a humid subtropical climate. Temperatures range from 8°C to 33°C throughout the year.
The official language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is French. Other ethnic languages are also used, such as Swahili, Kongo and Lingala.
Lubumbashi is one of the safest places in Central Africa. Due to its economic development, the crime rate is also lower than in other African years.
Lubumbashi is a city blessed with mineral resources due to the discovery of copper mines nearby. Since this discovery, the city has continued to grow economically.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is made up of many ethnic groups. The majority are Bantu and Sudanese.
80% are Christians. In addition, about 20% are Protestants.
Congolese franc is used.
Sightseeing Spot 1 : Galerie d’Art Contemporain du Musee D’Art de Lubumbashi
It is a famous museum in Lubumbashi. The museum has many exhibits about Katanga and also has a gallery, which is popular for its art gallery. You can see the works of Congolese artists.
Sightseeing Spot 2 : Lubumbashi Zoo
A big zoo in Lubumbashi. Many animals endemic to Africa are bred, and you can meet rare animals. A zoo in the city.
Sightseeing Spot 3 : Cercle Hippique de Lubumbashi
Equestrian trails in Lubumbashi. Your instructor will give you a friendly explanation and you will be able to ride the horse safely. It’s a very large site, and it’s a very recommended place for those who like horseback riding.
Sightseeing Spot 4 : Monument de l’identité Katangaise
Iconic place in the city. There are four bronze statues, which are monuments of unity and security, as four representatives of Katanga’s four provinces hold hands.
Sightseeing Spot 5 : Stade Tout Puissant Mazembe
Lubumbashi has African powerhouse team TP Mazembe. They have won the CAF Champions League five times, more than any other DRC team. We have a home stadium.
Lubumbashi has a wide range of accommodation options. Lubumbashi International Airport is the closest. You can book flights and accommodation from the link below. Other languages are also supported.