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Wamba is a Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Wamba.

LGA and town
Wamba is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 8°56′0″N 8°36′0″E / 8.93333°N 8.60000°E / 8.93333; 8.60000Coordinates: 8°56′0″N 8°36′0″E / 8.93333°N 8.60000°E / 8.93333; 8.60000
Country  Nigeria
State Nasarawa State
Headquarters Wamba
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

It has an area of 1,156 km² and a population of 72,894 at the 2006 census.


Wamba town is located close to the beautiful Farin Ruwa Falls.One of the highest waterfalls in Africa.The source of the waterfalls is the Jos plateau.[1]

Postal CodeEdit

The postal code of the area is 960.[2]