Maru, Nigeria

LGA and town

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 11°36′N 6°17′E / 11.600°N 6.283°E / 11.600; 6.283Coordinates: 11°36′N 6°17′E / 11.600°N 6.283°E / 11.600; 6.283
Country  Nigeria
State Zamfara State
  Total 6,654 km2 (2,569 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
  Total 291,900
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 890
ISO 3166 code NG.ZA.MU

Maru is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Maru at 12°20′00″N 6°24′00″E / 12.33333°N 6.40000°E / 12.33333; 6.40000  in the far north of the Area.

It has an area of 6,654 km² and a population of 291,900 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 890.[1]


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