Old Calabar and New Calabar
Coordinates: 4°57′00″N 8°19′30″E / 4.95000°N 8.32500°E
Calabar (also referred to as 'Canaan City') is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language[disambiguation needed]. The city is watered by the Calabar and Great Kwa Rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta).
Calabar is the capital of Cross River State. For the purpose of administration, the city is divided into Calabar Municipal and Calabar South LGAs. It has an area of 406 km² and a population of 371,022 at the 2006 census.

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Calabar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Calabar (Duke Town) and Creek Town, 10 miles northeast, were crucial .... The City has a new model school, Nigerian Navy Secondary School, situated in a ...
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Calabar (Nigeria) -- Encyclopedia Britannica - Britannica.com
The name Old Calabar (as distinguished from the port and river named New Calabar, 120 miles [193 km] west) was originally given by 15th-century Portuguese ...
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New Calabar River - Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
It also places the village of Old Calabar (“Vieux Kalabar”) between New Calabar and Bonny, indicating that in the later 1600s there were two “Calabar” villages ...
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Old Calabar - AfroCubaWeb
This simplifies the scenario which led to the confusion on the maps. The real "Old Kalab.ari." was shown on Barbot's 1699 map [below]. New Mapp of Calabar, ...
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C' River Leaders demand creation of Old Calabar State - Pillar News
Nov 15, 2012 ... The people of Old Calabar, led by their political and traditional rulers have called for the creation of Old Calabar State that would embrace Old ...
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King Duke & Duke Town (Old Calabar), Efik leader of Akwa Akpa
CROSS RIVER STATE | Nigerian National News. Quote: Akwa Akpa Akwa Akpa, known to colonialists as Old Calabar or Duke Town was an ...
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National Museum Calabar, Old Residency | NCMM, Nigeria
The museum exhibition tells the story of Old Calabar as a cluster of native settlements on the Calabar River, early cultural, ... NCMM gets new official website
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NEW CALABAR. - The New York Times
Slavery and cannibalism both in Old Calabar and New Calabar, and it need hardly be added that these facts, together with the horrible climate and lack of ...
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with comb & razor: Still on that Old Calabar tip...
Feb 2, 2009 ... Here, in the heart of historic Old Calabar, surrounded by dusty, colonial ... agreed that it was yesterday's news ten or thirteen years earlier.
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Calabar High School Old Boys Association, Kingston, Jamaica. 4,591 likes · 85 talking about this. To unite the Old Boys worldwide the women in their lives, and to ...
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Calabar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Calabar (Duke Town) and Creek Town, 10 miles northeast, were crucial ... universities in the country the University of Calabar, a slave history park and ...
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In 1862 the Zoological Society of London received a description of a new crocodile named Crocodilus frontatus that had been taken from the Old Calabar River, ...
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Picture of Old Calabar Factories from HM Stanley's book "The Congo and the .... Town leaders did not agree, and selected Archibong Duke as the new king.
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NEW TALES FROM OLD CALABAR. Rosalind I. J. Hackett. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Moving to Calabar, the capital of Nigeria's Cross River State, ...
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The name Old Calabar (as distinguished from the port and river named New Calabar, ... Calabar now is the site of the University of Calabar (1975), a college of ...
New Calabar River - Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
It also places the village of Old Calabar (“Vieux Kalabar”) between New Calabar and Bonny, indicating that in the later 1600s there were two “Calabar” villages ...
[PDF]Old Calabar Rediscovered - AfroCubaWeb
Old Calabar Rediscovered 135 it“) The name was later applied to the Cross River estuary with “Old” added to it to differentiate it from the New Calabar River ...
Captors to Captives to Christians to Calabar - Common-place
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. ... It tells the remarkable story of two African princes enslaved at Old Calabar in the Bight of Biafra, taken first to the ...
King Duke & Duke Town (Old Calabar), Efik leader of Akwa Akpa
CROSS RIVER STATE | Nigerian National News. Quote: Akwa Akpa Akwa Akpa, known to colonialists as Old Calabar or Duke Town was an ...
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The University of Calabar was established on 1st October 1975. The Institution at inception inherited a full ... GUCCI CHISS LUNCHES HER NEW PORTAL ...
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The Two Princes of Calabar: An Eighteenth-century Atlantic Odyssey
The Two Princes of Calabar: An Eighteenth-century Atlantic Odyssey
Randy J. Sparks, 2004
Offering a rare glimpse into the slave trade on the Atlantic in the 18th century from an African perspective, this is the story of two princes, slave traders themselves, who were betrayed into slavery by African competitors.
The Slave Trade and Culture in the Bight of Biafra: An African ...
The Slave Trade and Culture in the Bight of Biafra: An African ...
G. Ugo Nwokeji, 2010
in numbers of captives dispatched in the third quarter of the eighteenth century, and between 1776 and 1825, it sent between three and four captives to the Americas for every one captive who left from Old Calabar and New Calabar combined.
Encyclopedia of the Middle Passage
Encyclopedia of the Middle Passage
Toyin Falola, Amanda Warnock, 2007
Two of the small towns of the Calabar region, Old Calabar (or Duke Town), situated at the mouth of the Calabar and Cross River estuary, and New Calabar ( Creek Town), located approximately 15 miles upstream on the New Calabar River, ...
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Old Calabar and New Calabar
Cameroonian lady buys Nigerian 3-day-old baby for N1.2m
A 42-year-old Cameroonian lady who gave her name as Evelyn Atemkeng was, Wednesday, arrested in Calabar with a three-day-old baby she allegedly bought for N1.2 million.
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‘Why we want Old Calabar State’ | Daily Independent | Nigerian Newspapers
By Sam Akpe Deputy Editor, Abuja Taking advantage of the on-going Constitution amendment by the National Assembly, the Oron ethnic group in Akwa Ibom State
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Tanker driver arrested for defiling 2-yr-old girl - Nigeria News - Codewit World News
CALABAR — A 41-year-old tanker driver identified as Bashiru has been arrested in Calabar for allegedly defiling a two-year-old girl and infecting her with a sexually transmitted disease.The incident happened in Okom Ita, Akamkpa
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Woman arrested for allegedly buying baby for N1.2m | The Nation
A middle-aged woman believed to be from Cameroon, Evelyn Atemkeng, was arrested yesterday in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, by men of the Nigeria Immigration Service for allegedly buying a three day old baby at the cost of N1. 2 million.
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Calabar: Shedding Off Old Toga -flynaija
Calabar, which is now one of the leading tourist cities in Nigeria, was once a destination of no return for slaves captured from the South-Eastern and Sout
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C’ River Leaders demand creation of Old Calabar State
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Calabar – Come, Live, Be At Rest | Calabar and Uyo Blog on Latest News, Events, Shows, Weddings and Fashion
News alerts, events, wedding, music and general entertainment from calabar and uyo.
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Kamwendo speaks out on his exclusion in Malawi squad | Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi
Former Mighty Wanderers and Orlando Pirates sensational and gifted midfielder Joseph “Shakira” Kamwendo who is currently plying his trade in Mozambique has finally spoken out on his exclusion from the Flames squad which is expected to play Nigeria in the final match of the 2014 World Cup qualifying games away in Calabar, Nigeria. Kamwendo was […]
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The Sun News C’ River Immigration nabs Cameroonian child trafficker
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Calabar: Shedding Off Old Toga | Naijat | Nigeria News
It is committed to the development of Africa, just as her motto states, “... in the service of African civilization.” PASSED, which was founded in 2002, now
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