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Maiduguri is the capital of Borno State in Nigeria. The city is located on the bank of Ngadda River. The city was established in 1907 as a military outpost by the British. The area was the home to Kanem-Bornu Empire for centuries. The city slowly became one of the biggest cities in Northern Nigeria. The estimated population of the city is around 1,197,497 (2009). Its citizens of the city are mostly Muslim and consist of Kanuri,(Shuwa) Arab, Bura and other smaller ethnic groups.There is also a considerable Christian population.

The city contains two markets, a museum and Maiduguri International Airport. It also has one of the best-equipped universities and hospitals in Nigeria. It is home to the El-Kanemi Warriors, a football team. Maiduguri is the main trading center for northeastern Nigeria. Its economy is mainly based on services and trade with a small share of manufacturing. The city is located at the edge of a railway line connecting Port Harcourt, Enugu, Kafanchan, Kuru, Bauchi, and finally Maiduguri.

Maidugri has witnessed a number of outbreaks of large scale ethnic or religious violence since 1960. Ethnic and political rivalries caused rioting between rival political supporters in 1966 and 1974, while members of religious sects started a inter-community violence in 1982 and 2001. On 18 February 2006, riots associated to the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten had caused the death of at least 15 people, and result the destruction of approximately 12 churches. Soldiers and police quelled the riots, and the government temporarily imposed a curfew.

Maiduguri was the center of main religious violence throughout Northeast Nigeria committed by an Islamist group, Boko Haram, in July 2009, leading to over 700 dead.

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