Akko, Nigeria

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Akko
LGA
Motto: AKK babban lamba
Akko is located in Nigeria
Akko
Akko
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 10°03′00″N 11°13′00″E / 10.05000°N 11.21667°E / 10.05000; 11.21667Coordinates: 10°03′00″N 11°13′00″E / 10.05000°N 11.21667°E / 10.05000; 11.21667
Country  Nigeria
State Gombe State
Headquarters Kumo
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Emir Umar Muhammed Atiku
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Adamu Yakubu
Area
 • Total 2,627 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 337,853
Time zone WAT (UTC1)
3-digit postal code prefix 771
ISO 3166 code NG.GO.AK

Akko is a Local Government Area of Gombe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the City of Kumo on the A345 highway south of the state capital Gombe(about 40 km approx). Kumo(headquarters) is a cosmopolitan community of more than 30 different tribes,ranging from renown Fulani and Hausa,to remote Jukun and Tulaa. Kumo also serves as the second largest commercial centre besides Gombe The town of Akko from which the LGA is named is west of Gombe at 10°17′00″N 10°58′00″E / 10.28333°N 10.96667°E / 10.28333; 10.96667.

The LGA has an area of 2,627 km² and a population of 337,853 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 771.[1]

References[edit]

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