|City-state existed:||2nd century|
Nikon (alternatively spelled Nicon; Νίκων in Ancient Greek) was a proto-Somali ancient coastal emporium in the Horn of Africa. It was described in the 1st century CE Greco-Roman travelogue the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea as being situated in the vicinity of Port Dunford (Bur Gao) in the southern Jubaland region of present-day Somalia.
- Mokhtar, G. (1990). Ancient Civilizations of Africa. University of California Press. p. 311. ISBN 0520066979. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
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