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(1997 FOS est.)
State is a state in northern Nigeria. Its capital is Katsina.
The state was formed in 1987 from part of Kaduna State.
The State is bounded in the East by Kano State, in the West
by Sokoto State, in the South by Kaduna State and in the North
by the Niger Republic.
State was created in September 1989 and carved out of the former
made up of two emirates which feature prominently in the establishment
of the seven Hausa Kingdoms.
between Bayajida and Daurama produced the founders of Daura,
Katsina, Zaria, Kano, Rano Gobir and Biram. The legendary
Kusugu well where the snake called Sarki was slain is one
of the torist attractions of Daura.
was founded by Kumayo and before the Fulani conquest had been
an important seat of learning and a commercial centre of the
trans-Saharan Trade. It provided one of the earliest education
centres of the north.
300 years old Gobarau Minaret Katsina Monument/Cultural
* 10th Century Kusugu Well, Monument/Cultural Daura * Emir
of Katsina Palace Cultural * 11th Century KASTINA City Walls
of 7 gates Monument/Cultural * Jibia Holiday Resort, Jibia
Mainly hausa and
Batagarawa, Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, Charanchi, Dandume, Danja,
Dan Musa, Daura, Dutsi, Dutsin-Ma, Faskari, Funtua, Ingawa,
Jibia, Kafur, Kaita, Kankara, Kankia, Katsina, Kurfi, Kusada,
Mai'Adua, Malumfashi, Mani, Mashi, Matazuu, Musawa, Rimi,
Sabuwa, Safana, Sandamu, Zango.
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