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Kitwe is the second largest city in size and population in the country Zambia. Kitwe has a population of 504,194 (2010 census). Kitwe was found in 1936 as the railway line was being built by Cecil Rhodes' company. The city is home to a number of mining operations including the Mopani Copper Mines.

Kitwe
City
View towards the City of Kitwe, Zambia
View towards the City of Kitwe, Zambia
Coordinates: 12°49′S 28°12′E / 12.817°S 28.200°E / -12.817; 28.200
CountryFlag of Zambia.svg Zambia
ProvinceCopperbelt Province
DistrictKitwe District
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total504,194
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
ClimateCwa

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