List of 27 Local Government Areas in Jigawa State

List of 27 Local Government Areas in Jigawa State is given in this page. Jigawa State shares borders with Kano State and Katsina State in the West. Bauchi State in the East. And Yobe State in the North-East. While in the North, Jigawa shares international border with Niger Republic.

Jigawa State was created out of Kano State in 27, August, 1991. The capital of Jigawa State is Dutse.

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Jigawa State is one of the most populated States in Nigeria. The population of Jigawa State going by the 2006 population census that held is put at around 4.3 million people. The Land area of Jigawa State is 23154 square kilometers.

There are 27 Local Government Area, LGAs in Jigawa State. The vegetation of Jigawa State is the Sudan/Guinea Savannah type.

List of 27 LGA in Jigawa State:

  1. Auyo LGA
  2. Babura LGA
  3. Biriniwa LGA
  4. Birnin Kudu LGA
  5. Buji LGA
  6. Dutse LGA
  7. Gagarawa LGA
  8. Garki LGA
  9. Gumel LGA
  10. Guri LGA
  11. Gwaram LGA
  12. Gwiwa LGA
  13. Hadejia LGA
  14. Jahun LGA
  15. Kafin Hausa LGA
  16. Kaugama LGA
  17. Kazaure LGA
  18. Kiri Kasama LGA
  19. Kiyawa LGA
  20. Maigatari LGA
  21. Malam Madori LGA
  22. Miga LGA
  23. Ringim LGA
  24. Roni LGA
  25. Sule Tankarkar LGA
  26. Taura LGA
  27. Yankwashi LGA
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