Katsina state

Katsina State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created July 16, 1996
  • Capital Katsina
  • LGA Chairman AbdulKudusu Haruna Rogogo
  • Land Area 471 km² (182 sq mi)
  • Population 137,613 (2006 census)
  • GDP

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History Of Charanchi

Charanchi Local Government Area is situated in Katsina State, Nigeria, in the Northwest region of the country. The town of Charanchi serves as the headquarters of the LGA and is located on the A9 highway.

Charanchi LGA was created from the former Rimi local government in 1996. Charanchi LGA covers an area of approximately 471 square kilometers. As of 2003, the population of Charanchi LGA was estimated to be around 79,000 inhabitants.

Besides Charanchi town, other towns and villages within the LGA include Kuraye, Banye, Radda, Koda, Ganuwa, Yana, Sabon Gari, and Maje. The majority tribe in Charanchi LGA is the Fulani ethnic group. The Fufulde language is commonly spoken among the inhabitants.


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