1938 in the Belgian Congo

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the Belgian Congo

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The following lists events that happened during 1938 in the Belgian Congo.



Date Event
The football club AS Dragons/Bilima is founded in Kinshasa
Kolwezi is founded as the headquarters for the western mining group of the Union Minière du Haut-Katanga.
13 June Garamba National Park is established with an area of a 4,900 km2 (1,900 sq mi) in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]
4 August Jean Nguza Karl-i-Bond, future prime minister of Zaire, is born in Musumba, Lualaba District.

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  • De Merode, E.; Hillman-Smith, K.; Nicholas, A.; Ndey, A.; Likango, M. (2000). "The spatial correlates of wildlife distribution around Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo". International Journal of Remote Sensing. 21 (13–14): 2665–2683. doi:10.1080/01431160050110223. S2CID 3495760.
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