Kingdom of Lunda

The Nation of Lunda (c. 1665 – c. 1887) was a confederation of states in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, north-eastern Angola, and north-western Zambia, its central state was in Katanga.

Kingdom of Lunda
Lunda
c. 1600–1887
Map of the Lunda Empire and Luba kingdoms in the Congo River Basin around 1850.
Official languagesChilunda
Ethnic groups
Balunda
GovernmentMonarchy
Mwaantayaav 
 1687–1719
Mbal I Yaav
History 
 Established
c. 1600
 Disestablished
1887
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Lunda culture
Chokwe Kingdom
Today part ofAngola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Zambia
Lunda shown in the lower middle of the map in pink.

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