List of 13 Local Government Areas in Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State 13 Local Government Areas list is given in this post. Nasarawa State is located in North Central part of Nigeria. The State capital of Nasarawa State is Lafia. Lafia is also a Local Government Area in Nasarawa and also the capital city.

Nasarawa State shares boundary with Abuja and Benue. The State’s slogan/nickname is called the Home of Solid minerals. Nasarawa State was created in 1st, October of 1996. The State land area is 27117square kilometres.

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The population estimate of Nasarawa State is put at around 1.8 million people going by the 2006 population census. The main economy of Nasarawa State for the rural people is in Agriculture. Mineral resources are also present in the State. Such as bauxite, baryte and salt.

Notable higher institution of Learning in Nasarawa State include, Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State University Keffi, Nasarawa State Polytechnic Lafia, College of Agriculture Lafia and College of Education in Akwanga Local Government Area.

13 LGA in Nasarawa State:

  1. Karu Local Government Area
  2. Keffi Local Government Area
  3. Kokona Local Government Area
  4. Nasarawa Local Government Area
  5. Toto Local Government Area
  6. Akwanga Local Government Area
  7. Nasarawa Egon Local Government Area
  8. Wamba Local Government Area
  9. Awe Local Government Area
  10. Doma Local Government Area
  11. Keana Local Government Area
  12. Lafia Local Government Area
  13. Obi Local Government Area
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