- a city in N Nigeria.
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- a state of N Nigeria: consists of wooded savanna in the south and scrub vegetation in the north. Capital: Kano. Pop: 9 383 682 (2006). Area: 20 131 sq km (7773 sq miles)
- a city in N Nigeria, capital of Kano state: transport and market centre. Pop: 674 100 (1996 est)
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