Nafada is a Local Government Area of Gombe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Nafada in the east of the area at11°05′44″N 11°19′58″E / 11.09556°N 11.33278°E / 11.09556; 11.33278, on the Gongola River which traverses the area.

Nafada
LGA and town
Motto(s): 
The Starlet on The River
Nafada is located in Nigeria
Nafada
Nafada
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°08′N 11°15′E / 11.133°N 11.250°E / 11.133; 11.250Coordinates: 11°08′N 11°15′E / 11.133°N 11.250°E / 11.133; 11.250
Country Nigeria
StateGombe State
HeadquartersNafada Town
Area
 • Total1,586 km2 (612 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total138,185
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
762
ISO 3166 codeNG.GO.NA

It has an area of 1,586 km2 and a population of 138,185 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 762.[1]

The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2009.