Kaura Namoda

Kaura Namoda
LGA and town
Kaura Namoda

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 12°36′0″N 6°35′23″E / 12.60000°N 6.58972°E / 12.60000; 6.58972Coordinates: 12°36′0″N 6°35′23″E / 12.60000°N 6.58972°E / 12.60000; 6.58972
Country  Nigeria
State Zamfara State
  Total 868 km2 (335 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 281,367
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 882
ISO 3166 code NG.ZA.KN

Kaura Namoda is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kaura-Namoda, home to the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda.[1] It has an area of 868 km² and a population of 281,367 at the 2006 census.

Postal code

The postal code of the area is 882.[2]


It is served by a station at the terminus of a branch line of the western line of the national railway network. In 2014, this line is proposed to be rehabilitated and extended to Niamey in Niger.

See also


  1. "Welcome". Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda. Retrieved 2010-03-21.
  2. "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
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