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Mufulira

[moo-fuh-leer-uh] /ˌmu fəˈlɪər ə/
noun
1.
a city in N central Zambia, on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Mufulira

/ˌmuːfuːˈlɪərə/
noun
1.
a mining town in the Copper Belt of Zambia. Pop: 220 000 (2005 est)
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town, north-central Zambia. Mufulira is situated just southwest of the Congo (Kinshasa) frontier. One of the country's chief copper-mining centres, the rich local deposits have been exploited for many years. Smelting and refining of copper and an explosives-manufacturing plant are surface industries in the town. Pop. (2000) urban area, 122,336.

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