Lubumbashi (formerly official names: Élisabethville (French) and Elisabethstad (Dutch)) in the southeastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo, is the second-largest city in the country, after the capital Kinshasa. Lubumbashi is the mining capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, acting as a hub for many of the country's biggest mining companies. The copper-mining city serves as the capital of the relatively prosperous Katanga Province, lying near the border with Zambia.
Cancel Lubumbashi 21-8-1968 on postage stamp "National Palace", an emission of 1964, with surcharge in 1967. The StampSet is shown here:
Zaire stamp used in LUBUMBASHI in 1974.
Katanga state period (1960-1962)
Katanga stamp issue 1961 circle cancelled ELISABETHVILLE 1 * D3 * in February 1962.
ETAT du KATANGA (CONGO BELGE - BELGISCH CONGO overprinted) with a ELISABETHVILLE 1 *D2* circle dated 1 August 1961 au Commandant de la garde présidentielle