Tarauni is a Local Government Area in Kano State, Nigeria. Its Secretariat is in the locality of Unguwa Uku within the city of Kano.

Tarauni local government
Ƙaramar hukumar Tarauni
Tarauni local government is located in Nigeria
Tarauni local government
Tarauni local government
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°58′N 8°34′E / 11.967°N 8.567°E / 11.967; 8.567Coordinates: 11°58′N 8°34′E / 11.967°N 8.567°E / 11.967; 8.567
Country Nigeria
StateKano State
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilHon. Abubakar zakari (habu P .A)
 • Total28 km2 (11 sq mi)
 (2006 census)
 • Total221,367
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
ISO 3166 codeNG.KN.TR

It has an area of 28 km2 and a population of 221,367 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 700.[1]

The Local Government has ten (10) Wards as follows,

  • Tarauni Ward
  • Gyadi-Gyadi Arewa Ward
  • Gyadi-Gyadi Kudu Ward
  • Darmawa Ward
  • Daurawa Ward
  • Babban Giji Ward
  • Hotoro Ward
  • Unguwa Uku Cikin Gari Ward,
  • Unguwa Uku Kauyen Alu Ward
  • Unguwar Gano Ward

Each ward has its own representative as councilor.


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.