Demsa is a Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria with headquarters located in Demsa. Demsa lies on the Benue River. Population is 180,251.[1] It is inhabited by ethnic groups such as the Bachama, Batta, Yandang, Bille, Mbula, Maya, Bare and fulani.[2]

Demsa
LGA and town
Demsa is located in Nigeria
Demsa
Demsa
Coordinates: 9°25′N 12°8′E / 9.417°N 12.133°E / 9.417; 12.133Coordinates: 9°25′N 12°8′E / 9.417°N 12.133°E / 9.417; 12.133
Country Nigeria
StateAdamawa State
HeadquartersDemsa
Population
 (2006)
 • Total180,251
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

LanguagesEdit

The languages spoken in Demsa LGA are,[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nigeria Census, 2006
  2. ^ "AN OVERVIEW OF BACHAMA HISTORY". Adigaproductions's Blog (in American English). 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  3. ^ "Nigeria - Languages". Ethnologue, 22d edition. Feb 2019.