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Korhogo (kôrhōˈgō) [key], town (1996 est. pop. 158,300), N Côte d'Ivoire. It is an administrative and processing center for a mountainous region where cotton, kapok, rice, millet, peanuts, corn, and yams are grown and sheep and goats are raised. Diamonds are mined in the area. Korhogo was on an important precolonial trade route to the Atlantic coast.

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