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View towards the City of Kitwe, Zambia
View towards the City of Kitwe, Zambia
Country Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia
Province Copperbelt Province
District Kitwe District
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 504,194
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)
Climate Cwa

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.

Twin towns – sister cities

Kitwe's has five Twin towns and sister cities:

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