Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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Where does the novel take place?

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The story of Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart takes place in the Nigerian village of Umuofia in the late 1880s, before missionaries and other outsiders have arrived.

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Umuofia 

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In Umoufia (northern part of Nigeria) in the pre-colonial period

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It takes place in Nigeria, more specifically a village called Umuofia during pre-colonial times.

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lower niger

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In West Africa. More specificaly Nigeria in the 1800's.

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