Rabah

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For the Sudanese warlord, see Rabih az-Zubayr.
For the Talmudist, see Rabbah bar Nahmani.
Rabah
LGA and town
Rabah is located in Nigeria
Rabah
Rabah
Coordinates: 13°7′N 5°31′E / 13.117°N 5.517°E / 13.117; 5.517Coordinates: 13°7′N 5°31′E / 13.117°N 5.517°E / 13.117; 5.517
Country  Nigeria
State Sokoto State
Area
 • Total 2,433 km2 (939 sq mi)
Population (2006 Census)
 • Total 149,165
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 842
ISO 3166 code NG.SO.RA

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

It has an area of 2,433 km² and a population of 149,165 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 842.[1]

Rabah was the home town of Sir Ahmadu Bello the first Premier of Northern Nigeria. He succeeded his father as the head of Rabah District in 1934.

References[edit]

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