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In mineral extraction, the province collects diamond, manganese and iron. In agriculture: rice, cassava, maize and vegetables.

Lunda-Sul

Natural and Historical Points

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The tourism potential of the province of Lunda-Sul is still a diamond in the rough. There are several natural and historical points.

Luari

A region with its famous Lagoon situated 8 kilometres east of Saurimo.

 

Nossa Senhora de Lourdes Bishopric and Monument

Situated in the town of Saurimo exist since 1930.

 

The Cathedral of Saurimo Catholic Mission

Dedicada à Nossa Senhora de Assunção construida entre 1958 e 1959 e que foi benzida em 1961.

Catholic mission, the Cathedral of Saurimo

Dedicated to Nossa Senhora de Assunção, built between 1958 and 1959 and was blessed in 1961.

 

The Tourist Elengue area

10 kilometres from Saurimo, in route to Catoca.

 

Mona Quimbundo, Sueji and Itengue

Place where battles were fought with the colonists.

There are also some specimens of colonial Architecture it is important to note as the residence of former officials of the public administration, the Governor's Residence, the building of the CTT (Post Office, Telegraphs and telephones) and the dam of Chikapa.

The fauna of the province is rich in wildlife such as elephants, red Antelope, golungos, hippos, Lions, crocodiles, leopards, goats and wild cats, as well as flying snakes, gibóias and surucucus. There is also a wide variety of birds such as Eagles, storks, herons, capotas (also known as the Angola hen), partridges and ducks.