Akure

Akure is a city in south-western Nigeria, and is the largest city and capital of Ondo State. The city has a population of 387,100. The people are of the Yoruba ethnic group. == History == Rock engravings dating back to the Mesolithic period, have been discovered on the outskirts of Akure. Also the oldest Homo sapiens fossil ever found in West Afri...
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Akure

Akure (äkOO'rā) , town (1991 est. pop. 143,000), S Nigeria. Timber is cut nearby and processed in Akure, which is also a cacao marketing center. Akure was a small independent Yoruba kingdom until it was conquered by Benin in the early 19th cent. Great Britain gained control in 1894. A...
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Akure

town, capital of Ondo state, southwestern Nigeria. It lies in the southern part of the forested Yoruba Hills and at the intersection of roads from ... [1 related articles]
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