- a city in N central Nigeria.
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Other towns, like Zaria, may do as much trade, but Kano is pre-eminent as a manufacturing centre.
Zaria was said to contain fifty thousand inhabitants, a population exceeding that of Kano.
Leaving Zaria, he proceeded westward, along the route by which he had come into the country.
- a city in N central Nigeria: former capital of a Hausa state; agricultural trading centre; university (1962). Pop: 822 000 (2005 est)