The Sokoto Caliphate was an Islamic state, the most powerful in West Africa in the nineteenth century. It was founded during the Fulani War in 1809 by Usman dan Fodio. When the British took over the territory in 1903, they abolished the political au…
Latitude and longitude of Zaria
Zaria is a major city in Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria, as well as being a Local Government Area. Formerly known as Zazzau, it was one of the original seven Hausa city-states. The 2006 Census population was estimated as 408,198.
Latitude: 11° 06' 40.61" N
Longitude: 7° 43' 21.72" E
Articles of interest in Zaria
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Zaria is a major city in Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria, as well as being a Local Government Area. Formerly known as Zazzau, it was one of the original seven Hausa city-states.
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is the largest university in Nigeria and second largest in Africa, after Cairo University, Egypt. It is in Zaria.
The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology is a higher education institute in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. It is funded by the Civil Aviation Department in the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Aviation. Formerly known as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Tr…
Sabon Gari is a Local Government Area in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Zaria Airport (IATA: ZAR, ICAO: DNZA) is an airport serving Zaria, a city in the Kaduna State of Nigeria.
Wusasa is a town just outside the major city of Zaria in Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria.