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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Kano

KANO (kä-nō′), capital of a province of the same name (pop. about 2,250,000) in the Negro State of Sokoto, Central Africa (now part of British Northern Nigeria) in the middle of the country, about 250 miles S. S. E. of the city of Sokoto. Principal industry weaving and dyeing of cotton cloths. Pop. is about 100,000.