Kano is a city in Nigeria and the state capital of Kano, northern Nigeria, in the geographic region of the Sahel -Saharan. Its metropolitan population makes it the second largest city in Nigeria. It's shopping and shipping for an agricultural region where cotton, cattle, and about half of the peanuts high Nigeria.
Kano consists of savanna in the south and the maquis vegetation in the far north is drained by the drainage system Kano Hadejia - Chalewa. Sandy soils light state are excellent for the cultivation of groundnuts (peanuts), an important export. Other crops are cotton, onions, Indigo, tobacco, wheat, gum Arabic, sorghum, bean, cowpea and maize. Cattles, horses, goats and sheep graze and hides and skin are exported. Tin and ductile are extracted Kano.
The majority of the inhabitants of the Hausa and Fulani State, but there are other parts of the form Nigerian national, European and Arab traders.
It is an old city wall with a radius of 14 kilometers from the structure of the earth and other associated websites which consist of Dala Hills, Kurmi market and the Palace of the Emir. The wall was completed in the fourteenth century to ensure safety to the growing population of the ancient city of Kano, in response to external aggression.
The state of Kano Durbar or Hawan Sallah is known locally as a parade of thousands of men adorned clothes horse and logos. This is a complete show of culture colored full of pomp and pageantry. A spectacular concert Bazaar and traditional African music.
History Museum Kano State is in Gidan Dan Hausa House has a collection of objects from the Stone Age to the present day in the colonial governor's house in the early 1900s. A nice round guide will explain all the objects to tourists.
Kurmi market is one of the oldest local African market. It is located in the old town is a maze of narrow streets where you can find almost anything , go shopping for everything from sculptures , pumpkins, jewelry , metal, leather and ceramic products