Takum is a Local Government Area in Taraba State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Takum, it is created out of Wukari local government in june1976, at . Takum borders the Republic of Cameroon in the south, Ussa Local Government to the west, Donga Local government to the north, District within Takum are Abuja, kwambai, jenuwa, Rogo, Dutse, Kashimbila, Bete, Chanchanji, Bika.
LGA and town
|Local Government Headquarters||Takum|
|• Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council||Shiban Y. Tikari|
|• Total||2,503 km2 (966 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.TA.TA|
Takum is the traditional headquarter of kuteb People, other tribes in Takum are Kpanzon, Chamba, Ichen, Hausa/Fulani, Tiv
Takum is under the Traditional Leadership of Ukwe Takum.
It has an area of 2,503 km² and a population of 135,349 at the 2006 census.
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