Gidan Rumfa

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Gate to the Gidan Rumfa (2009).

The Gidan Rumfa is the palace of the Emir of Kano. Located in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria, the complex underwent a major expansion by Muhammad Rumfa in the late fifteenth century.[1] It currently has an area of 33 acres (130,000 m2).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Emir's Place at Kano". ArchNet. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2007-05-06.