Korhogo

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korhogo

town, north central Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The town's traditional founder was Nangui (Nengue), a 14th-century Senufo (Senoufo) patriarch from Kong. Modern Korhogo (Heritage) is the chief trade centre (corn [maize], manioc, millet, and yams) for the Senufo farmers of the savanna. Muslim Fulani herdsmen from the north also helped make it a major centre for livestock (cattle, sheep, and goats).

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