Shagari, Nigeria

Shagari is a Local Government Area in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Shagari on the A1 highway. The LGA shares a border with Zamfara State in the south.

Shagari
LGA and town
Shagari is located in Nigeria
Shagari
Shagari
Coordinates: 12°38′N 5°0′E / 12.633°N 5.000°E / 12.633; 5.000Coordinates: 12°38′N 5°0′E / 12.633°N 5.000°E / 12.633; 5.000
Country Nigeria
StateSokoto State
Government
 • Districts headMuhammad Bala Shagari
Area
 • Total514 sq mi (1,332 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total156,413
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
851
ISO 3166 codeNG.SO.SH

It has an area of 1,332 km2 and a population of 156,413 at the 2006 census.[1]

The postal code of the area is 851.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ HASC, population, area and Headquarters Statoids
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.