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Idah is a town in Kogi State, Nigeria, on the eastern bank of the Niger River in the middle belt region of Nigeria. It is the headquarter of the Igala Kingdom, and also a smaller Local Government Area with an area of 36 km² around the town, with a population of 79,815 at the 2006 census.
LGA and town
|• Total||36 km2 (14 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.KO.ID|
Idah, an old river port, lies on the eastern bank of the river Niger at .
The town is a major food supplier of Kogi State. It has commercial routes on the river Niger linking Lokoja, the Kogi state capital; to the north of the country and Onitsha in Anambra state) to the south, Agenebode Edo State across the Niger to the west. Its population is primarily Igala.