Zamfara state

Zamfara State Map - Local Government areas

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History Of Shinkafi

Shinkafi Local Government Area is located in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are situated in the town of Shinkafi. It covers an area of about 674 square kilometers. According to the 2006 Census, Shinkafi LGA had a population of 135,649 people. However, the estimated population has likely changed since then. Currently, it is put at approximately 177,811 inhabitants. 

Shinkafi LGA shares boundaries with Isa Local Government Area in Sokoto State and the Niger Republic to the north, Zurmi Local Government Area to the south and southeast, Maradun Local Government Area, and Raba Local Government Area in Sokoto State to the west. Some of the towns and villages that make up Shinkafi LGA include Miyasa, Bwane, Tunga, Fidani, Tubali, and Faru. The Hausa language is commonly spoken in Shinkafi LGA.


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