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Wukari is a Local Government Area in Taraba State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Wukari on the A4 highway. The Donga River flows through the area and the Benue River forms a boundary with Nasarawa State to the northwest. The town is the base of the Wukari Federation, a traditional state. It is the home of the great jukun people.

Wukari
LGA and town
Wukari is located in Nigeria
Wukari
Wukari
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°51′N 9°47′E / 7.850°N 9.783°E / 7.850; 9.783Coordinates: 7°51′N 9°47′E / 7.850°N 9.783°E / 7.850; 9.783
Country  Nigeria
State Taraba State
Local Government Headquarters Wukari
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Adi Daniel[1]
Area
 • Total 4,308 km2 (1,663 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 241,546
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix 670
ISO 3166 code NG.TA.WU
Climate Aw

It has an area of 4,308 km² and a population of 241,546 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 670.[2]

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