a state of N Nigeria; tin mining. Capital: Bauchi. Pop: 4 676 465 (2006). Area: 45 837 sq km (17 698 sq miles)
a town in N central Nigeria, capital of Bauchi state. Pop: 76 070 (1991 est)
Historical Examples

They form the principal watershed not only of the province of bauchi, but of the protectorate of Northern Nigeria.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

The slave-trade was immediately abolished, and the slave-market which was held at bauchi, as in all Fula centres, was closed.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various


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