Bornu Empire

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Bornu Empire
1380–1893
Flag
Flag of Bornu, also known as Organa, from Vallseca atlas of 1439
Bornu Empire extent c.1750
Capital Ngazargamu
Languages Kanuri
Religion Islam
Government Monarchy
King (Mai)
 •  1381–1382 Said of Bornu
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Established 1380
 •  Disestablished 1893
Area
 •  1800[1] 50,000 km2 (19,000 sq mi)
 •  1892[2] 129,499 km2 (50,000 sq mi)
Population
 •  1892[2] est. 5,000,000 
     Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kanem Empire
French Chad
Rabih az-Zubayr

The Bornu Empire (1380-1893) was an African state of Nigeria from 1380 to 1893.

References[change | change source]

  1. Oliver, page 12
  2. Hughes, page 281