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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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Presenting the suspects alongside 45 other suspects to newsmen on Friday in Calabar, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, said that the suspects committed the crime on February 23 in Calabar.
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