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Katanga may refer to:

Political entities[edit]

  • Katanga Province, a former province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • State of Katanga, a breakaway state which existed from 1960 to 1963
    • Katanga Crisis or "Congo Crisis", a period of turmoil in the First Republic of the Congo from 1960 to 1965
  • Haut-Katanga Province, a province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, created in 2015
  • Katanga insurgency, an ongoing rebellion by a number of rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Katanga Slum, a settlement in central Uganda
  • History of Katanga, details of the region from early times, under Luba kingdom, Belgian rule, independent Congo



  • 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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