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DE'NDI OR SONGHAY TOWNS AND COLONIES. 543
Towns inhabited, or colonies founded, by Dendi or Songhay on the west side of the river, in the country of Barba or Burgu.
| Gaya. B. Fárma.
I here add the itinerary of the track from Sókoto to Komba on the Niger, which was the common route of travellers a few years ago, and which will show the situation of several places mentioned in this and a former Appendix. Ist day. Tózo, open place, having passed the gulbi-n
Sókoto. 2nd. Katámmi, territory of Khalílu. 3rd. Aúgi, walled place, skirted on the west side by a
watercourse navigable in the rainy season. 4th. Kánará, in the same valley. 5th. Gulma, at the foot of a large mountain, skirted on
the east side by a fáddama. 6th. Sáwa, rich in corn. 7th. Kaikayági, a village skirted on the south side by a
fáddama. 8th. Kúka, birni, with a fáddama on the south side.
9th. Dáji (wilderness; no town). 10th. Débé, birni. 11th. Yélu, birni, in the valley of Fógha, where salt is found. 12th. Tunga, a hamlet on a fáddama, with plenty of rice
and fish. 13th. Sánebína, on a fáddama or backwater of the Kwára. 14th. Komba, on the other side of the Kwára, which you
here cross. The latter places, beginning with Débé, inhabited by Songhay or Jermábe.
From BUNZA TO YÁuri.
(a.) Western road. 1st day. Tsáru. 2nd. A'llelú, on a river of the same name. 3rd. Dáji, perhaps the word meaning wilderness; no town. 4th. Gangu (gúngu, “the island” (on the Kwára ?]). 5th. Yáuri.
(6.) Eastern road. 1st day. Bussukúttu, according to this information, a vil
lage of Kebbi; but generally regarded as belonging
to the territory of Yáuri. 2nd. Kúsará, lying on the other side of a rivulet called
Gulbi-n-Chúso; here you sleep, when the river is full of water, the crossing of it occupying a long
time; else proceed, and halt in Zángo-n-dúmmia. 3rd. Gangwo. 4th. Yáuri.
I here give, as I have no other place, a short itinerary from Yáuri to Kotú-n-kúra, or rather Kotá-n-koró.
1st day. Rágadá, belonging to the territory of Yáuri,