LGA and town

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 12°00′N 5°37′E / 12.000°N 5.617°E / 12.000; 5.617Coordinates: 12°00′N 5°37′E / 12.000°N 5.617°E / 12.000; 5.617
Country  Nigeria
State Zamfara State
  Total 3,214 km2 (1,241 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 211,633
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 891
ISO 3166 code NG.ZA.BY

Bukkuyum (or Bukwium)) is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bukkuyum at12°08′00″N 5°28′00″E / 12.13333°N 5.46667°E / 12.13333; 5.46667 in the north-west of the area.

It has an area of 3,214 km² and a population of 211,633 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 891.[1]


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

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