Karim Lamido

Karim Lamido is a Local Government Area in Taraba State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Karim Lamido at 9°18′00″N 11°12′00″E / 9.30000°N 11.20000°E / 9.30000; 11.20000.

Karim Lamido
LGA and town
Karim Lamido is located in Nigeria
Karim Lamido
Karim Lamido
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 9°12′N 10°53′E / 9.200°N 10.883°E / 9.200; 10.883Coordinates: 9°12′N 10°53′E / 9.200°N 10.883°E / 9.200; 10.883
Country Nigeria
StateTaraba State
Local Government HeadquartersKarim Lamido
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilIdi Malli Danfulani[1]
 • Total6,620 km2 (2,560 sq mi)
 (2006 census)
 • Total195,844
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
ISO 3166 codeNG.TA.KL

It has an area of 6,620 km2 and a population of 195,844 at the 2006 census.

The southern border of Karin Lamido is the Benue River and it is traversed by several tributaries of that river.

The postal code of the area is 662.[2]

Karim Lamido has various ethnic groups, including Fulani, Jenjo, Wurkum, Karinjo Bambuka, Munga, and Dadiya. It contains about 11 political wards, some of which are Jen Ardido, Jen Kaigama, Muri A, Muri B, Muri C, etc.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Taraba State Local Government Council Chairmen". Nigeria: Taraba State. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2009.