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Kaduna

[kuh-doo-nuh] /kəˈdu nə/
noun
1.
a city in central Nigeria.
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Kaduna

/kəˈduːnə/
noun
1.
a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Kaduna. Pop: 6 066 562 (2006). Area: 46 053 sq km (17 781 sq miles) Former name (until 1976) North-Central State
2.
a city in N central Nigeria, capital of Kaduna state on the Kaduna River (a principal tributary of the Niger). Pop: 1 329 000 (2005 est)
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Encyclopedia Article for Kaduna

state, north-central Nigeria. Its area includes the traditional emirate of Zaria and Jemaa town. Kaduna was substantially reduced in size when its northern half became Katsina state in 1987. Kaduna is bordered by the states of Sokoto, Katsina, and Kano to the north; Bauchi to the east; Plateau to the east and south; and Niger to the west. Abuja Federal Capital Territory also borders Kaduna state to the southwest.

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