Haut-Katanga Province

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Province in DR Congo

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Haut-Katanga
Province du Haut-Katanga (French)
Mkoa wa Katanga Juu (Swahili)
Hills in Katanga during the rainy season

Hills in Katanga during the rainy season
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Official seal of Haut-Katanga

Location of Haut-Katanga
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Country  DR Congo
Established 2015 (2015)
Capital
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Government

 • Governor Jacques Kyabula Katwe[1]
Area

 • Total 132,425 km2 (51,130 sq mi)
 • Rank 5th
Population

 (2020)
 • Total 5,718,800
 • Rank 6th
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (CAT)
License Plate Code Democratic Republic of the Congo CGO / 04
Official language French
National language Kiswahili
Website www.facebook.com/hautkatangaofficiel

Haut-Katanga (French for “Upper Katanga”) is one of the 21 new provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo created in the 2015 repartitioning. Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Lualaba, and Tanganyika provinces are the result of the dismemberment of the former Katanga province.[2] Haut-Katanga was formed from the Haut-Katanga district and the independently administered cities of Likasi and Lubumbashi. Lubumbashi retained its status as a provincial capital. The estimated population was 5,718,800 in 2020.[3]

The new province’s territory corresponds to the historic Katanga-Oriental that existed in the early period after independence between 1963 and 1966.

Along with Lualaba, Haut-Katanga is in the Copperbelt of Central Africa. The DRC is only behind Chile, Peru, and the PRC in largest amount of copper produced globally.

Territories[edit]

Its current territories are:

Approximate correspondence between historical and current province[edit]

Approximate correspondence between historical and current province
Belgian Congo Republic of the Congo Zaire Democratic Republic of the Congo
1908 1919 1932 1947 1963 1966 1971 1988 1997 2015
22 districts 4 provinces 6 provinces 6 provinces 21 provinces + capital 8 provinces + capital 8 provinces + capital 11 provinces 11 provinces 26 provinces
Tanganika-Moero Katanga Élisabethville Katanga Nord-Katanga Katanga Shaba Katanga Tanganyika
Haut-Lomami
Lulua Lualaba Lualaba
Haut-Luapula Katanga-Oriental Haut-Katanga
Lomami Lusambo Kasaï Lomami Kasaï-Oriental Lomami

References[edit]

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