Number of Local Government Areas in Kano State

This post will make known the list of number of local government areas in Kano state, Nigeria.

Nigeria operates three (3) tiers of government: federal government, state government and local government.

Local government also known as local council is the lowest trier of government in Nigeria.

It is the government at grassroot. Local governments in Nigeria is made up of group of autonomous communities ( towns).

The administrative head of Local government in Nigeria is known as the chairman.

He works closely with councillors which are elected from different wards within the local government.

The local government areas in Kano state is the highest in number among all local governments areas per state in Nigeria.

Kano state with forty-four (44) local government areas is the state in Nigeria with the highest number of local government in Nigeria.

In this post, we will be reviewing the list and number of local government areas in Kano state.

Also, you would find the top 10 largest local government areas in Kano state.

It is pertinent to note that out of total of 774 local government areas in Nigeria, Kano state accounts for 44 local government in Nigeria.

Here is the total of all local government areas in Kano state.

List of All Local Government Areas in Kano State

Below is comprehensive list all local government areas in Kano state.

They are 44 in number when put together. This article will help answer the question of how many local government areas is in Kano state?

1. Ajingi

2. Albasu

3. Bagwai

4. Bebeji

5. Bichi

6. Bunkure

7. Dala

8. Dambatta

9. Dawakin Kudu

10. Dawakin Tofa

11. Doguwa

12. Fagge

13. Gabasawa

14. Garko

15. Garum Mallam

16 Gaya

17. Gezawa

18. Gwale

19. Gwarzo

20. Kabo

21. Kano Municipal

22. Karaye

23. Kibiya

24. Kiru

25. kumbotso

26. Kunchi

27. Kura

28. Madobi

29. Makoda

30. Minjibir

31. Nasarawa

32. Rano

33. Rimin Gado

34. Rogo

35. Shanono

36. Sumaila

37. Takai

38. Tarauni

39. Tofa

40. Tsanyawa

41. Tudun Wada

42. Ungogo

43. Warawa

44. Wudil

These are the names of all local government areas in Kano state, Nigeria.

These local government areas control jurisdictions, territories and all towns under them.

Top 10 Largest Local Government Areas in Kano State

In this segment of the post, well will review the 10 largest & biggest local government areas in Kano state.

These are local government areas in Kano state with the largest and highest population.

  • Kano Municipal
  • Wudil
  • Tarauni
  • Kunchi
  • Gaya
  • Bichi
  • Tudun Wada
  • Rano
  • Fagge
  • Tofa

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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