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LGA and town
Bakori is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°33′N 7°26′E / 11.550°N 7.433°E / 11.550; 7.433Coordinates: 11°33′N 7°26′E / 11.550°N 7.433°E / 11.550; 7.433
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
Established 1989 [1]
 • Chairman Aminu Magaji
 • Total 679 km2 (262 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 149,371
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 831
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.BK

Bakori is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bakori. the current chairman of the local government is Alh Aminu Magaji and the current Emir (sarki) is Alh Idris Sule Idris Nadabo (Makaman Katsina)

It has an area of 679 km² and a population of 149,371 at the 2006 census. Moreover, it shares border with Funtua by the west as if a suburb of Funtua. The postal code of the area is 831.[1]

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

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