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LGA and town
Mafa is located in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°55′33″N 13°36′20″E / 11.92583°N 13.60556°E / 11.92583; 13.60556Coordinates: 11°55′33″N 13°36′20″E / 11.92583°N 13.60556°E / 11.92583; 13.60556
Country  Nigeria
State Borno State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Mafa is a Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Mafa.

It has an area of 2,869 km² and a population of 103,518 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 611.[1]

It is one of the sixteen LGAs that constitute the Borno Emirate, a traditional state located in Borno State, Nigeria.[2]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Nigeria (2000). Nigeria: a people united, a future assured. 2, State Surveys (Millennium ed ed.). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Information. p. 106. ISBN 9780104089.