Chililabombwe

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Chililabombwe
Bancroft
Chililabombwe is located in Zambia
Chililabombwe
Chililabombwe
Location in Zambia
Coordinates: 12°22′00″S 27°49′40″E / 12.36667°S 27.82778°E / -12.36667; 27.82778Coordinates: 12°22′00″S 27°49′40″E / 12.36667°S 27.82778°E / -12.36667; 27.82778
Country Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia
Province Copperbelt Province
District Chililabombwe District
Government
 • Mayor Paul Kabuswe
Elevation[1] 4,460 ft (1,360 m)
Population (2005)
 • Total 93,000
 • Religions Christian

Chililabombwe (formerly named Bancroft) is a small town located on the Congo Border in Zambia's Copperbelt Province. The name means 'place of the croaking frog'.

The main economic activity is the mining of copper.

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