Nguru, Nigeria

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Nguru
LGA
Nguru is located in Nigeria
Nguru
Nguru
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°52′45″N 10°27′09″E / 12.87917°N 10.45250°E / 12.87917; 10.45250Coordinates: 12°52′45″N 10°27′09″E / 12.87917°N 10.45250°E / 12.87917; 10.45250
Country  Nigeria
State Yobe State
Area
 • Total 916 km2 (354 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 150,632
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 630
ISO 3166 code NG.YO.NG

Nguru (or N'Gourou) is a Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Nguru near the Hadejia River at 12°52′45″N 10°27′09″E / 12.87917°N 10.45250°E / 12.87917; 10.45250.

It has an area of 916 km² and a population of 150,632 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 630.[1]

The town probably dates from around the 15th century. There is a variety of landscape types in the area, including the protected Hadejia-Nguru wetlands of Nguru Lake, and the "Sand Dunes", a semi-desert area.

Transport[edit]

Nguru is the terminus of the Western Railway of Nigeria.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.