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Sakania is a town in Haut-Katanga District, in the far south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the border with Zambia.It is located at an elevation of 1278m asl, therefore it has a cool climate. In 1949 it recorded the lowest temperature in the history of the country, with -1.5C.

The town is close to Frontier mine, one of the largest in the country.[1]


It has a station on the Congo Rail system just before the border.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Frontier Project". 24hGold. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 

Coordinates: 12°45′S 28°34′E / 12.75°S 28.56°E / -12.75; 28.56