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Cross River

a state of SE Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea. Capital: Calabar. Pop: 2 888 966 (2006). Area: 20 156 sq km (7782 sq miles) Former name (until 1976) South-Eastern State
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  • Old Calabar, on an affluent of the cross river, is a recognized centre of the trade of the Oil river sections.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • In speaking of the inhabitants of this river, I must also include the people who inhabit the lower part of the cross river.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley

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