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Ibn Khaldun speaks of it as the capital of Bornu and as situated on the meridian of Tripoli.
He was born in Bornu, and when young had joined his father, who was going with a caravan to Mecca.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892|F. R. Wingate
The rivers are intermittent, and water in southern Bornu is obtained only from wells, which are sunk to a great depth.
In ancient times the province of Katagum formed the debateable country between Bornu and the Hausa states.
A fortnight later they reached Kukawa, the capital of Bornu, once a great Mohammedan empire.A Book of Discovery|Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge