Maiduguri

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Maiduguri (ˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ)
 
n
Also called: Yerwa-Maiduguri a city in NE Nigeria, capital of Bornu State; agricultural trade centre. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est)

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maiduguri

capital and largest city of Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. It is located on the north bank of the seasonal Ngadda (Alo) River, the waters of which disappear in the firki ("black cotton") swamps just southwest of Lake Chad, about 70 miles (113 km) northeast

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