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Abuya

nigeria capital

Abuya (pop. 480,000) capital of Nigeria since 1991. Abuya was built to replace Lagos, predominantly to combat further overpopulation and pauperization, and to create a more centrally located capital city. Construction began in 1980.

See also: Nigeria.

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