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Owo

(ō`wō), city (1987 est. pop. 147,000), S Nigeria. It is primarily a farming and commercial city, located in an area producing cacao, cotton, and timber. Owo was the capital of a YorubaYoruba
, people of SW Nigeria and Benin, numbering about 20 million. Today many of the large cities in Nigeria (including Lagos, Ibadan, and Abeokuta) are in Yorubaland.
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 state of the same name that was founded in the 14th cent. Owo came under British rule in 1893.
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