Dalla Hill (also spelled Dala) is a hill in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It is 534 meters (1,753 feet) high. there are steps on the hill (Dala) which has nine hundred and ninety nine foot steps (999) In the seventh century, the hill was the site of a community that engaged in iron-working; it is unknown whether these people were Hausa, or speakers of Niger–Congo languages. Kano was originally known as Dalla, after the hill.
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