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Kamina

[kah-mee-nah] /kɑˈmi nɑ/
noun
1.
a city in S Zaire.
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Encyclopedia Article for Kamina

town, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town is an important centre on the Lubumbashi-Ilebo rail line at the junction of branch lines northward to Kindu and to Kalemie, a port with connections to eastern Africa. The town has air services to Lubumbashi, Kolwezi, and Kananga. Kamina is also the site of a military air base. A nearby dam on the Lovoi River supplies electricity to the town. Cotton, tobacco, and vegetables are the main local crops. Pop. (2004 est.) 115,626.

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