Dutse

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Dutse
LGA and town
Dutse is located in Nigeria
Dutse
Dutse
Coordinates: 11°42′04″N 9°20′31″E / 11.70111°N 9.34194°E / 11.70111; 9.34194
Country  Nigeria
State Jigawa State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Dutse is a city located in north central Nigeria. It is the capital city of Jigawa State. It is home to Federal University Dutse which opened in November 2011. The Jigawa State Polytechnic]] has its College of Business and Management Studies at Dutse.[1]

Geography[edit]

With an estimated population of 153,000 (2009),[2] Dutse is currently the largest city in Jigawa State followed by Hadejia (111,000), Gumel (43,000), and Birnin Kudu (27,000).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Dutse". World Gazetteer. Stefan Helders. Retrieved 2007-02-18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 11°42′04″N 9°20′31″E / 11.70111°N 9.34194°E / 11.70111; 9.34194