Lunda people

The Lunda are a Bantu ethnic group in Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Their population is about 175,000, other sources indicate that 310,000 (1998); thereof 220,000 in Zambia, 90,000 in Angola and unspecified in the DR Congo. Their languages ​​are Chilunda and Kiluba. Dialects are Lunda Ndembu, Lunda Kalandu, Lunda Kambove. In Zambia, the Lunda live in the North West Province and the Copperbelt. A well-known representative of the Lunda tribe was the Congolese politician Moise Tshombe.