Benue state

Benue State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created November 27, 2021
  • Capital Naka
  • LGA Chairman
  • Land Area 1,094 km Square
  • Population 122,145(2006 census)
  • GDP

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History Of Gwer West

Gwer West Local Government Area in Benue State, located in Northcentral Nigeria. The headquarters of Gwer West Local Government Area is in the town of Naka. Gwer West LGA covers a total area of 1,479 square kilometers.

According to the 2006 census, Gwer West had a population of 122,145.
The estimated current population is approximately 161,333 inhabitants. Some of the towns and villages in Gwer West include Sengev, Tsambe, Tijime, Ikyagev, Mbabuande, Mbapa, Nyamshi, and Mbachohon.

Gwer West is mostly inhabited by Tiv people.The Tiv language and the Injaha dialect of the Idoma language are commonly spoken in the area. The postal code for the area is 971.


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