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Katanga may refer to:

Political entities[edit]


  • Katanga Plateau, a plateau in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Garenganze or Katanga in Central Africa, the home of the pre-colonial Yeke Kingdom of Msiri
  • Katanga River, a river in Russia
  • Katanga - Caulfield Beth Hamedrash,an Orthodox Jewish Synagogue in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Colloquially referred to as "Katanga" (said to be because of parallels between its establishment and the establishment of the State of Katanga at the time), Caulfied Beth Hamedrash being its official name.


  • Germain Katanga (born 1978), a Congolese militia leader accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court
  • Simon Katanga, a fictional character in the film Raiders of the Lost Ark

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