Katsina state

Katsina State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created May 05, 1991
  • Capital Matazu
  • LGA Chairman Abdu Danshehu Matazu
  • Land Area 503 km² (194 sq mi)
  • Population 115,325 (2006 census)
  • GDP

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History Of Matazu

Matazu Local Government Area (LGA) is situated in Katsina State, Nigeria. The administrative headquarters of Matazu LGA is situated in the town of Matazu.

Matazu LGA covers a land area of approximately 503 square kilometers.
According to the 2006 census, the population of Matazu LGA was estimated to be 115,325 inhabitants. The postal code of Matazu LGA is 833.

Some of the major towns and villages within Matazu LGA include Dissi, Jataka, Sayaya, Kogari, Gwarjo, Gyazawa, Mazoji, and Jumawa. The predominant ethnic group in Matazu LGA is the Fulani. The Fufulde language is commonly spoken among the inhabitants of Matazu LGA.


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