Kalulushi is a city in the province of Copperbelt in Zambia. Lies 14 kilometers west of Kitwe at 1,300 meters above sea level and has 69 720 inhabitants ( 2006 estimate ).
Kalulushi was founded as a mining camp in 1953 near Chibulumba and received city rights in 1958.
Today the Chibulumbamine is the smallest operated mine in Zambia. There are obtained the copper and cobalt. 2006 has long been rising again for the first time the number of jobs. There are food industry, wood processing, plastic manufacturing, chemicals and metal crafts. West of Kalulushi is the Chati Forest Reserve, in which large areas of eucalyptus trees, but also tropical conifers and other trees and shrubs are planted and harvested to supply the mines with mining timber.
Kalulushi has primary and secondary schools and a school for the deaf. The Chapula Zambia Centre for Horticultural Training will train farmers on irrigation techniques. There is a hospital.