Taraba state

Taraba State Map - Local Government areas

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History Of Zing

Zing Local Government Area (LGA) is located in Taraba State, Nigeria.
The headquarters of the LGA is in the town of Zing. Zing LGA covers an area of 1,030 square kilometers.

According to the 2006 census, the population of Zing LGA was recorded at 127,363 inhabitants. The estimated population of Zing LGA is approximately 215,600. Zing is predominantly inhabited by the Mumuye ethnic group. The Mumuye people constitute the majority of the population in Zing LGA.

The name "Zing" was derived from "Zingang" which means Lion. Some of the towns and villages within Zing LGA include Debambu, Dossa, Kwana, Bugong, Bitaka, Yakoko, Lemman, Dinding, and Monkin. The postal code for Zing LGA is 661.


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