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Gando

Gando, an African kingdom of the Western Soudan, on the Niger from Birni in the N. to Idda in the S., dependent upon Sokoto, and estimated to contain 81,500 square miles. The population of the Houssa and Ftilah races are mostly Mohammedans. The chief town, Gando, is on the Sokoto, a tributary of the Niger, and not far from the town of Sokoto. The principal trading town is Egga.