Yobe state

Yobe State Map - Local Government areas

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History Of Yunusari

Yunusari Local Government Area (LGA) is located in Yobe State, Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are situated in the town of Kanamma (or Kanama), located in the northeast of the area on the Burun Gana River at coordinates 13°06′15″N 12°04′20″E. Yunusari LGA shares a border with the Republic of Niger to the north.

Yunusari LGA covers a vast area of approximately 3,790 square kilometers. According to the 2006 census, the total population of Yunusari LGA was recorded at 125,821 inhabitants. The estimated total population of Yunusari LGA is currently 271,303 inhabitants.

The LGA comprises several towns and villages, including Bukarti, Bulabulin, Kanama, and Zagi Bigi. The area is majorly inhabited by members of the Hausa/Fulani ethnic groups. The Hausa language is commonly spoken in Yunusari LGA. The postal code for Yunusari LGA is 632.


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