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Lunda-Sul

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

Lunda-Sul

The province

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Lunda-Sul gained the status of a province in 1978, following the split of the then Lunda province into Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul. The Lunda -cokwe form the greater parto f the Lunda-Sul inhabitants, co-existing with the am a maior parte dos habitantes da Lunda Sul coabitando com os Bângala, Xinge, Minungo, Luvale, Mbunda and the Baluba (this resulting from a mixture of the peoples from Moxico and Lunda-Norter regions).

 

Area

Lunda Norte covers an area of 77,367 square kilometres.

 

Distance in relation to other cities

 

Administrative Division

Lunda Norte province comprises four municipalities:

 

Climate

With a humid tropical climate, its annual average temperature is 22º C.

 

Ethinic Groups

The Lunda Sul population is mostly of Cokwe ethnic group. The most spoken vernacular is cokwe.

 

Population

The population of Lunda Sul is estimated at 130.000 inhabitants.

 

Natural Resources

Lunda Sul has a subsoil that holds various minerals like diamonds, manganese and iron.