Kalabari Kingdom

Nigeria

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About Elem Kalabari

The Kalabari Kingdom, also called Elem Kalabari (New Shipping Port) is the independent traditional Kingdom State of the Kalabari people, an Ijaw ethnic group, in the Niger River Delta.It is recognized as a traditional state in what is now Rivers State, Nigeria. The Kingdom was founded by the great Amachree I, forefather of the Amachree dynasty, which is now headed by the Princewill family. The Kingdom is ruled and controlled by King Amachree XI (Professor Theophilus Princewill CFR), along with his Council of Chiefs, most of whom, are royal princes. Together, they make up the traditional Kalabari government, similar to a royal court.

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administrative districtcountrydistrictijaw statesnigerian traditional statenigerian traditional statessettlement

Translations

kalabari kingdom (en)regne de kalabari (ca)reino de calabar (es)

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  • Country: Nigeria
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