THE SULTAN OF SOKOTO'S PALACE

The significance of the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto goes beyond cultural and artistic excellence. The palace is also the cohesive symbol of the Nigerian muslim world which guides believers in the faith. It is located in Sokoto town the capital of sokoto state.
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HUBBAREN SHEHU (TOMB OF SHEHU USMAN DAN FODIO

WAZIRI JUNAIDU HISTORY AND CULTURE BUREAU

GORONYO AND LUKU DAMS

savannah and isolated hills. A large number of the people of the state migrated from other parts of Africa, like the Ahia, Mali and the other areas of the Senegal River. The major ethnic groups in the state are the Hausa, the Fulani and the Dakarkari. The main crops produced in the State are millet, guinea corn, maize, rice, beans, wheat, cassava, potatoes, groudnut, cotton, sugar cane and tobacco. Fruits and vegetables grown in the state include oranges, mangoes, cashews, bananas, lettuce, spinach, okra, cabbage, pawpaw and guava. Majority of the tourist attractions in Sokoto state are historical in nature and lovers of camel can have a swell ride.
GILBADI ROCK FORMATION

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ROMON SARKI
KWARE LAKE
WURNO LAKES
SOKOTO MUSEUM OF MONUMENT
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Sokoto Guest Inn
Kalambania Road, Box 431,
Sokoto.
Tel: 060-232412, 232126, 232411

Giyanya Hotel
Bypass Sokoto.
Tel: 060-231263, 231670


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SOKOTO STATE

Sokoto State lies to the North west of Nigeria. The state was founded since 1804, the then Sokoto caliphate was founded by a group of committed men led by the universally acknowledged islamic scholar, Shehu Usman Dan Fodio, who sought to establish a political system based  on the principles of universal justice. The caliphate flourished until the British conquered it in 1903. The state is in the dry sahel surrounded by sandy
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