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Calabar

(kăləbär`, kăl`əbär), city (1991 est. pop. 154,000), SE Nigeria, a port on an estuary of the Gulf of Guinea. Rubber is processed, and palm oil, cacao, rubber, and timber are exported. Calabar, an important Niger delta trading state in the 19th cent., grew as a center of the palm oil trade. The city is an educational center and is home to a university.

Calabar

a port in SE Nigeria, capital of Cross River state. Pop.: 418 000 (2005 est.)
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Even before the Calabar project takes off, in November 2014 GE announced that it now has capabilities to manufacture subsea well heads in Onne, Nigeria--catering for international oil companies operating in the area.
Simply and " Moses clearly made a significant impact in Calabar.
Calabar, in south eastern Nigeria, has no history of security problems.
Joseph Morris, an official with the Cross River State Emergency Services, said the nine bodies had been taken to Calabar from the scene of the accident.
The Calabar River is the major sink of industrial and municipal wastes, but despite its hydrological importance, not much study has been carried out to investigate the distributional pattern and density of phytoplankton.
The government intends to attract more tourists to the country between November and January with carnivals in the cities of Abuja and Calabar.
This study questions earlier conclusions which were either products of nationalist history or built on popular views, and shows that rather than being passive victims, African people in Old Calabar played active roles in their encounter with Europeans.
Cross River State's Tourism Bureau is a key player in this effort, with the successful annual Christmas Festival and Carnival Calabar that spans the entire month of December.
Other topics include the Baha'i response to the modern crisis in the Middle East and West Africa, the rots of Baha'i conversion in British Cameroons, and the Baha'i Church of Calabar.
This work was facilitated by the Department of Electrical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, and encouraged by the Department of Physics, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
Other restaurants and lounges in the hotel includes Chinese restaurant, Hukama; an all-day restaurant offering a blend of Japanese, Asian, Indian, Arabian and Mediterranean cuisine - Fazaris; Latin-inspired Calabar lounge; the panoramic sky lounge, Neos, located on the 63rd floor; the lobby lounge, Risala; outdoor pool restaurant, Zeta; and Saha Cafe, a lake-side coffee shop serving Arabic mezze and shisha.
The study was carried out in Calabar Municipality (4[degrees]57N, 8[degrees]19'E) located in Cross River State--south Nigeria where the vegetation is typically of the rain forest.