Kaduna Postal Code: The Correct Figures

ZIP Codes and Postal Codes 

ZIP codes are only available and used in the United States of America. In Nigeria, we don’t make use of ZIP codes but postal codes which differ from state to state. Wherever your location is in the country, if you are asked to give a ZIP code, you should give the postal code of the particular state you are in.

In Nigeria, Postal codes are numeric and comprise of six digits, the first digit is the regional code while the last three digits represent the delivery location which most times can be any of the following: a post office facility, an urban area or a rural area. In the allocation of postal codes, NIPOST, the Nigerian postal service has divided the country into nine regions. The regional codes make up the first digit of each region’s postal code. The first, second and third digits make the dispatch district for outgoing sorting. 

Kaduna Postal Code

The main postal head office in each region has a postal code ending in 0001. For example, Garki Main HO in Abuja and Ikeja HO in Lagos have postal codes, 900001 and  100001 respectively, Lokoja in Kogi state and PortHarcourt have 270001 and 500001 respectively. The lowest postcode is 100001 for Lagos and the highest is 982002.

About Kaduna state

Kaduna is the capital of Kaduna State located in north-western Nigeria.

It is a major trade centre and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas. This is because of its rail and road junction. As of the 2006 Nigerian census, the population of Kaduna city was at 760,084.

Rapid urbanisation in Kaduna since 2005 has created an increasingly large population, now estimated to be around 1.3 million people. The name Kaduna is derived from the Hausa word ‘kada’, for crocodile 

Kaduna is an industrial centre in Middle belt and Northern Nigeria, known for the manufacturing of products such as machinery, aluminium, textiles, petroleum products, machinery, steel, aluminium, pharmaceuticals, furniture, leather goods, televisions and also pottery which is highly prized from the Nok culture.

Cotton, peanuts, sorghum, and ginger are some of the main agricultural exports. Kaduna also houses one of the four main oil refineries of Nigeria. It is supplied by a pipeline from the Niger Delta oil fields. 

This article provides the correct postal codes for areas in Kaduna city.

  •   Barnawa Village — 800242
  •   Unguwan Kanawa — 800273
  •   Barnawa G.R.A — 800243
  •   Unguwar Ma’azu — 800264
  •   Ahmadu Bello Stadium — 800241
  •   Junction Rd. — 800211
  •   Kurmi Mashi — 800272
  •   Kakuri — 800251
  •   Ahmadu Bello Way — 800212
  •   Badiko — 800271
  •   Kawo — 800213
  •   Tudun Nupawa — 800261
  •   G.R.A — 800221
  •     Chiyoda — 800247
  •   Goni Gora — 800252
  •   Rigasa North — 800266
  •   Dallet Barracks — 800214
  •   N.D.A — 800281
  •   Kabala West — 800263
  •   Mando — 800283
  •   Narayi — 800244
  •   Nigerian Airforce Base — 800282
  •   Rigasa Village — 800265
  •   Sabon Tasha — 800245
  •   Television Unguwan — 800245
  •   Tudun Wada — 800262

Kaduna North / south

  •   Doka — 802105
  •   Kawo — 800213

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