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Kaduna

(kä'do͞onä`), town (1991 est. pop. 302,000), N Nigeria. A commercial and industrial center of N Nigeria, Kaduna has cotton-textile, beverage, and furniture factories. It is a rail and road junction and the trade center for the surrounding agricultural area. A pipeline connects the city's oil refinery and petrochemical plant to oil fields in the Niger River delta. Cotton, peanuts, sorghum, and ginger are shipped. The city was founded by the British in 1913 and became the capital (1917–67) of Nigeria's former Northern Region; it remains N Nigeria's most important political center. Training colleges for teachers, police, and the military, two universities, and a technical institute are in Kaduna.

Kaduna

 

a city in Nigeria, on the Kaduna River (tributary of the Niger); administrative center of the North-Central state. Population, 173, 800 (1969). It is an important railroad junction. Kaduna is the site of textile mills, garment and shoe factories, a brewery, and a tobacco plant. Furniture, paper, and other clerical supplies are produced. There are also railroad repairshops.

Kaduna

1. a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Kaduna. Pop.: 4 438 007 (1995 est.). Area: 46 053 sq. km (17 781 sq. miles)
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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