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About Kano

Kano is the second-largest city in Nigeria, one of West Africa’s most important countries and one of Africa’s richest countries. Kano is one of the most important cities in terms of the country’s history. The city was founded in the 9th century and attracts attention for its historic walls, some of which are still standing today. The city is also known for being one of the first major Muslim cities in West Africa. Kano today is the most important trading town in Northern West, Nigeria. Kano is a commercial center in sub-Saharan Africa and features many roads that link to other African cities.

The city was linked with the trans-Atlantic trade in 1911, acting as an important role in connecting African products with the world. Besides Kano’s trade routes, its salt, leather, cotton, and nut production is important to the Nigerian economy. Visitors can enjoy ancient relics and an interesting collection of arts and crafts at the Gidan Makama Museum Kano, which is located in a historical structure that is worth seeing itself. Notable for its historic walls and gates, the city also hosts religious holidays in the form of festivals. These festivals are of great importance in terms of regional tourism. The main airport that serves Nigeria is located in the city. The Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is located 12 km north of the city. 

Transportation to Kano City Center from Airport

You can rent a car at the airport and easily reach Kano city center. It is possible to get to the city center in about 30-40 minutes using the Airport Road or the A2 motorway. Taxis or motorcycle taxis are also widely used by passengers. But do not forget to negotiate about fare with the drivers beforehand. In addition, some of the hotels in the city offer an extra charged airport shuttle service. There is no means of public transport serving to the airport.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2017

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To which airport are the flights to Kano arranged?

Kano flights are organized to Mallam Aminu Kano Intl. Airport.

How many hours does it take to travel to Kano by plane?

London-Kano 5 hour 30 minutes.

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