List of Local Governments in Kano State

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Kano State is located in the northern part of Nigeria. The state was created on the 27th of May, 1967. The capital of Kano State is Kano city. This article covers the list of local government areas in Kano state.

List of Local Governments in Kano State

List of Local Governments in Kano State

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Ajingi

Ajingi has its headquarters in the town of Ajingi. According to the 2006 census, Ajingi has a population of 174,137.

Albasu

Albasu has its headquarters in the town of Albasu. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 190,153

Bagwai

Bagwai has its headquarters in the town of Bagwai. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 162,847

Bebeji

Bebeji has is Its headquarters in the town of Bebeji, with a population of 188,859 according to the 2006 census.

Bichi

Bichi is both a local government area and the headquarters of Bichi Emirate council in Kano State. Its headquarters are in the town of Bichi

Bunkure

Bunkure has its headquarters in the town of Bunkure. The LGA has a population of 170,891, according to the 2006 census.

Dala

Dala is a densely populated Local Government Area in Kano state. It was created in May, 1989 from the old Kano Municipal Local Government. It is located in the Northwestern part of the Kano metropolis. Its headquarters are in the Gwammaja locality.

Danbatta

Danbatta shares borders with Kazaure and Babura Local Government in Jigawa State to its north and east, Minjibir to its south and Makoda to its west.

Dawakin Kudu

Dawakin Kudu has its headquarters in the town of Dawakin Kudu. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 225,389. It is also home to the prestigious Dawakin Kudu Science College,

Dawakin Tofa

Dawakin Tofa has is its headquarters in the town of Dawakin Tofa (or Dawaki). The LGA has a population of 247,875 according to the 2006 census.

Doguwa

Doguwa is located in the extreme south of Kano State. Its headquarters are in the town of Riruwai. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 151,181.

Fagge

Fagge is located within the state metropolitan. Its headquarters are in the suburb of Waje.

Gabasawa

Gabasawa has its headquarters in the town of Zakirai. It has a population of 211,055 according to the 2006 census.

Garko

Garko has its headquarters in the town of Garko. According to the and a population of 162,500 at the 2006 census.

Garun Mallam

Garun Mallam has its headquarters in the town of Garun Mallam. The LGA has a population of 116,494 according to the 2006 census.

Gaya

Gaya has its headquarters in the town of Gaya which is located north of the area. The area has a population of 201,016 according to the 2006 census. Legend has it that Gaya was founded by a man named Kano. The man first settled in the present Kano State on his search for ironstone. Gaya served as an important point for those migrating from Eastern Sudan and the Middle East.

Gezawa

Gezawa has its headquarters in the town of Gezawa. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 282,069.

Gwale

Gwale has its headquarters in the suburb of Gwale. The LGA has a population of 362,059, according to the 2006 census.

Gwarzo

Gwarzo has its headquarters in the town of Gwarzo. According to the 2006 census, Gwarzo LGA has a population of 183,987.

Kabo

Kabo has its headquarters in the town of Kabo. According to the 2006 census, Kabo has a population of 153,828 people.

Kano Municipal

Kano Municipal is both a Local Government Area and capital of Kano state itself. Its secretariat is located at Kofar Kudu in the southern area of Kano city. According to the 2006 census, the local government area has a population of 365,525.

Karaye

Karaye is a local government area and headquarters of Karaye Emirate Council in Kano State. Its headquarters are in the town of Karaye. and a population of 141,407 at the 2006 census. It houses the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Kano State.

Kibiya

Kibiya has its headquarters in the town of Kibiya.

Kiru

Kiru has its headquarters in the town of Kiru. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 264,781.

Kumbotso

Kumbotso has its headquarters are in the town of Kumbotso. As at 2016, the population of LGA is 409,500.

Kunchi

Kunchi has its headquarters in the town of Kunchi. According to the 2006 census, Kunchi has a population of 111,018 people.

Kura

Kura has its headquarters in the town of Kura. According to the 2006 census, Kura has a population of 144,601.

Madobi

Madobi has its headquarters in the town of Madobi. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 136,623.

Makoda

Makoda has its headquarters in the town of Koguna. It was carved out of Danbatta local government area.

Minjibir

Minjibir has its headquarters in the town of Minjibir. Minjibir is historically known as a center of textile production, particularly handweaving. This used to be the major source of livelihood for most households in the area.

Nassarawa

Nassarawa has its headquarters in the locality of Bompai, in the city of Kano.

Rano

Rano has its administrative headquarters in the town of Rano. Rano local government area is predominantly a Hausa-Fulani community located in the southern senatorial district of Kano State

Rimin Gado

Ramin Gado, also known as Rafin Gado has its headquarters in the town of Rimin Gado.

Rogo

Rogo has its headquarters are in the town of Rogo.

Shanono

Shanono has its headquarters in Shanono town.

Sumaila

Sumaila is a historic town and headquarters, located in the South eastern part of Kano.

Takai

Takai has its headquarters in the town of Takai

Tarauni

The secretariat of Tarauni is located in Unguwa Uku which is in the city of Kano.

Tofa

The headquarters of Tofa LGA is in the town of Tofa.

Tsanyawa

Its headquarters are in the town of Tsanyawa.

Ungogo

Its Secretariat are in the town of Ungogo which is located to the north of the city of Kano.

Warawa

Its secretariat is in the town of Warawa

Wudil

Its headquarters is in the town of Wudil.

 

 

 



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