Wamba, Nigeria

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

Wamba
LGA and town
Nickname(s): 
Wamba
Motto(s): 
The Heartland of Cassava
Wamba is located in Nigeria
Wamba
Wamba
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
StateNasarawa State
HeadquartersWamba
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • Executive ChairmanHon. Bala Asiru
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

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

AttractionsEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-07-22. Retrieved 2010-09-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.