Chafe, Nigeria

LGA and town

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 11°56′N 6°54′E / 11.933°N 6.900°E / 11.933; 6.900Coordinates: 11°56′N 6°54′E / 11.933°N 6.900°E / 11.933; 6.900
Country  Nigeria
State Zamfara State
  Total 1,698 km2 (656 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 266,008
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 880
ISO 3166 code NG.ZA.TS

Chafe (or Tsafe) is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Chafe at11°56′00″N 6°54′00″E / 11.93333°N 6.90000°E / 11.93333; 6.90000.

It has an area of 1,698 km² and a population of 266,008 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 880.[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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