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Kalulushi is a town in the Copperbelt Province in north central Zambia. Municipal (district) population 75,806 at the 2000 Census. It was established in 1953 as a company town for workers at the nearby Chibuluma copper and cobalt Mining|mine, and it became a public town in 1958. It is located 14 km (9 mi) west of Kitwe, the nearest rail station, at an altitude of 1,260 m (4,130 ft). The city's major employer is Chambishi metals. The Chati Forest Reserve west of the city manages large plantations of eucalyptus, tropical pine, and other exotic tree species supplying wood for the mining industry. The Woods are also supplied to ZESCO an electricity company.

Features in Kalulushi

Kalulushi has the second of the two independence stadiums in Zambia and boasts of a unique roundabout which has five (5) roads connecting to it. The town is home to Chibuluma Rugby Club and Kalulushi Mondern Stars FC both playing in the country's top flight leagues in rugby and football respectively

  • Kalulushi trust school
  • Chavuma high school
  • Kalulushi high school
  • Mitobo basic school
  • Lubuto Basic School
  • Masamba Basic School
  • Mitobo Basic School

Coordinates: 12°50′S 28°05′E / 12.833°S 28.083°E / -12.833; 28.083