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Oyo can refer to:


  • The Oyo Empire, a former Yoruba state that covered parts of Nigeria and Benin. Its ruling line continues to lead the Oyo branch of the Yoruba people as one of modern Nigeria's numerous traditional polities.
  • Oyo State, a present-day state of Nigeria named after the Oyo Empire
  • Oyo, Oyo State, a city in Oyo State founded in the 1830s as an alternative capital of the remnants of the old Oyo empire.
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