Birnin Kudu

Birnin Kudu

      town, Jigawa state, northern Nigeria. It lies at the intersection of roads from Kano city, Gwaram, and Ningi. It is best known as the site of Dutsen Habude, a cave containing Neolithic paintings of cattle (which bear strong resemblance to some found in the central Sahara) and rock gongs believed to be more than 2,000 years old. It is a collecting point for peanuts (groundnuts), which are sent to Kano city 76 miles (122 km) west-northwest for export by rail, and is a market centre for millet, sorghum, peanuts, cowpeas, cotton, and livestock. Pop. (2006) local government area, 313,373.

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