Kano State is a state located in Northern Nigeria. Created on May 27, 1967 from part of the Northern Region, Kano state borders Katsina State to the north-west, Jigawa State to the north-east, Bauchi State to the south-east and Kaduna State to the south-west.
The above picture is an aerial view of what roads in Kano looked like in 1970.
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There are up to 9,383,682 people of diverse tribes and religious affiliations in Kano according to the last census conducted in the country. Kano State has been a commercial and agricultural State, which is known for the production of groundnuts as well as for its solid mineral deposits.