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Bornu Empire

1380–1893
Flag of Bornu Empire
Flag of Bornu, also known as Organa, from Vallseca atlas of 1439
Bornu Empire extent c.1750
Bornu Empire extent c.1750
Capital Ngazargamu
Common languages Kanuri
Religion
Islam
Government Monarchy
King (Mai)  
• 1381–1382
Said of Bornu
Historical era Middle Ages
• Established
1380
• Disestablished
1893
Area
1800 50,000 km2 (19,000 sq mi)
1892 129,499 km2 (50,000 sq mi)
Population
• 1892
5000000
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.

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