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The dIstrict has a temperate climate, and cofl'ee, wheat, and com (maize) are
ggown; and there is significant cattle raising. me iron minin was begun there in
the 19505, and near ova Lisboa there are some fish-breeding reservoirs. Pop.
A collecting point for local cash crops (cocoa and palm oil and kernels), it also
serves as a trade centre for yams, maize (corn), cassava, palm produce, cotton,
and kola nuts. Cotton wea ' is a traditional industry of its Yoruba inha itants.
Clearings are made in the jungle flanking the river and planted with manioc,
maize, and a variety of other crops. The Karaja wear little clothing but use a
variety of ornaments. Men wear labrets in the lower lip, as well as earplugs, while
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