Full List Of Local Government Areas In Kano

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Nigeria, being a country with a large landmass, is also made up of 36 states and 768 local government areas, with each local government area cutting across every state. This blog is focused on the local government areas in Kano state. Kano state is one of the states in Nigeria with a large landmass and majorly populated by Hausa people. The state has a total of forty-four local government areas. So let’s look at them one after the other.

Local Government Areas In Kano

Ajingi

The first on our list of local government areas in Kano, is Ajingi. It has its headquarters in the town too and its postcode is 713.

Albasu

This local government has 398 km and has a postcode of 712. As of 2006, the population was 190,153.

Bagwai

This local government has its headquarters in its town and has a landmass of 405 km with a population of 162,847 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 701.

Bebeji

This local government area has its headquarters in its town and a population of 188,859 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 711.

Bichi

This local government has its headquarters in its town. It has a landmass of 612 km and a population of 277,099 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode 703.

Bunkure

This local government has its headquarters in its town and a landmass 487 km and a population of 170,891. Its postcode is 710.

Dala, Kano

This local government has its headquarters in Gwammaja and a landmass of 19km with a population with 418,777 people according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 700.

Dambatta

Its headquarters is in Danbatta town with a landmass of 732km and a population of 207,968 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 702.

Dawakin Kudu

Its headquarters is located in the town Dawakin kudu and it has a population of 225,389 as of the 2006 census and a landmass of 384km. Its postcode is 713.

Dawakin Tofa

The headquarters is located in the town of Dawakin Tofa.  Its population is 247,875 according to the 2006 census with a landmass of 479 km. Its postcode is 701.

Doguwa

Its headquarters are in the town of Riruwal. The landmass of this area is 1,473 km and a population of 151,181 according to the 2006 census. The area’s postcode is 710.

Fagge

This area has its headquarters in the suburb of Waje. The area has a landmass of 21 km and a population of 198,828 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 700.

Gabasawa

This area has its headquarters in the town of Zakirai. The landmass of the area is 605km and a population of 211,055 according to the 2006 census. The postcode for the area is 702.

Garko, Nigeria

Its headquarters is in the town of Garko and a landmass 450 km and a population of 162,50. Its postcode is 712.

Garun Mallam

Its headquarters is in Garun Mallam and it has a landmass of 214 km with a population of 116,494 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 711.

Gaya, Nigeria

This local government area has its headquarters in the town of Gaya. The landmass of this area is 613km and a population of 201,016. Its postcode is 713.

Gezawa

This local government has its headquarters in the town of Gezawa. Its landmass is 340km and 282,069 as of its population according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 702.

Gwale

Its headquarters is in the suburb of Gwale.  Its landmass is 18km and its population of 362,059 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 700.

Gwarzo

Its headquarters is in the town of Gwarzo. It has a population of 183,987 according to the 2006 census and a landmass of 393km. Its postcode is 704.

Kabo, Nigeria

Its headquarters is in the town of Kabo, a population of 153,828 according to the 2006 census and a landmass of 304km. Its postcode is 704.

Kano Municipal

This area is the capital of the state.  It has a landmass of 7km and a population of 365,525 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 700.

Karaye

Its headquarters is in Karaye emirate council. It has a landmass of 479km and a population of 141,407 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 704.

Kibiya

Its headquarters is in the town of Kibiya. It has a landmass of 404 km and a population of 136,736 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 710.

Kiru, Nigeria

Its headquarters is located in the town of Kiru. Its population is made of 264,781 and landmass 927 km. Its postcode is 711.

Kumbotso

Its headquarters is located in the town of Kumbotso. The area has a population total of 295,979 according to the 2006 census and a landmass of 158 km. Its postcode is 700.

Kunchi, Nigeria

Its headquarter is located in the town of Kunchi. The area has a landmass of 671 km and a population of 111,018 as of the 2006 census. Its postcode is 703.

Kura, Nigeria

Its headquarters is in the town of Kura, a landmass of 206 km and a population of 144,601 as of the 2006 census. Its postcode is 711.

Madobi

Its headquarters is located in the town of Madobi. It has a landmass of 273 km and a population of 136,623. Its postcode is 711

Makoda                             

Its headquarters is in the town of Makoda. It has a landmass of 441 km and a population of 222,399 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode 702.

Minjibir

Its headquarter is in the town of Minjibir. It has a landmass of 416 km and a population of 213,794. Its postcode is 702.

Nasarawa, Kano State

Its headquarter is in the town of Bompai, with a population of 596,669, and a landmass of 34km. Its postcode is 700.

Rano

Its headquarter is in the town of Rano Emirate council with a population of 145,439 according to the 2006 census, its landmass is 520km. Its postcode is 710.

Rimin Gado

Its headquarters is in the town of Rimin Gado, with a population of 104,790 according to the 2006 census, a landmass of 225km. Its postcode is 701.

Rogo

Its headquarters is in the town of Rogo with a population of 350,000 according to the 2006 census and a landmass of 802km. Its postcode is 704.

Shanono

Its headquarters is in the town of Shanono local government area, with a population of 140,607 according to the 2006 census and its landmass is 697km. Its postcode is 704.

Sumalia

It is a local government area in Kano state. It has a population of 253,661 and a landmass of 1250km. Its postcode is 712.

Takai

Its headquarters is in the town of Takai. A population of 202,743 as of the 2006 census and a landmass of 598km. Its postcode of 712.

Tarauni

It’s a local government area in Kano with a population of 221,367 according to the 2006 census, with a landmass 28km. Its postcode is 700.

Tofa, Nigeria

Its headquarters is in the town of Tofa. It has a landmass of 202km and 97,734 population according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 701.

Tsanyawa

Its headquarters is the town of Tsanyawa with a population of 157,680 according to the 2006 census and its landmass is 492km. Its postcode is 703.

Tudun Wada

It is an area located in the Kaduna south. It has a postcode of 710.

Ungogo

It is a local government area located in Kano with a landmass of 204km and a population of 369,657 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 700.

Warawa

It is a local government area located in Mano with a landmass of 360km and a population of 128,787 according to the 2006 census. Its postcode is 713.

Wudil

Its headquarters is in the town of Wudil. The area has a landmass of 362km and a population of 185,189 as of the 2006 census. Its postcode is  713.

So, these are the local government areas in Kano states. Please, kindly share your thoughts about them in the commentary section.

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