Bakura, Nigeria

LGA and town

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 12°09′N 5°54′E / 12.150°N 5.900°E / 12.150; 5.900Coordinates: 12°09′N 5°54′E / 12.150°N 5.900°E / 12.150; 5.900
Country  Nigeria
State Zamfara State
  Total 1,366 km2 (527 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 186,905
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 892
ISO 3166 code NG.ZA.BA

Bakura is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bakura at12°42′37″N 5°52′23″E / 12.71028°N 5.87306°E / 12.71028; 5.87306 in the north-east of the LGA.

It has an area of 1,366 km² and a population of 186,905 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 892.[1]


  1. "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
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