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Machina (or Matsena) is a Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Machina at13°08′11″N 10°02′57″E / 13.13639°N 10.04917°E / 13.13639; 10.04917. It shares a border in the north with The Republic of Niger.

LGA and town
Machina is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 13°06′N 10°00′E / 13.100°N 10.000°E / 13.100; 10.000Coordinates: 13°06′N 10°00′E / 13.100°N 10.000°E / 13.100; 10.000
Country Nigeria
StateYobe State
 • Total1,213 km2 (468 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total61,606
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix630
ISO 3166 codeNG.YO.MA

It has an area of 1,213 km² and a population of 61,606 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 630.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.