LGA and town
|• Total||5,918 km2 (2,285 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.BA.AL|
Alkaleri is a Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Alkaleri (or Alkalere) on the A345 highway in the north of the area at . The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.
It has an area of 5,918 km² and a population of 329,424 at the 2006 census.
Duguri is located "136 kilometres away from Bauchi, the state capital, and 120 kilometres from Alkaleri, the local government headquarters."
Villages surrounding Duguri include " gigyara, jor, Gaji, Yuli, Shafa, Gamu, Dogon-Ruwa, Bogos, Rimi, Kukuri, Keffi, Talan, Gaji-Gamu, Kunzum, Yalam, Sabonlayi, Kungimbar, Gyel, Anguwar-Gebi, Bunn, Sabon Gari, Yumi, Bayek, and Gobir, and Adamu Mohammed."
A flood along the River Benue in October 2012 resulted in a large increase in the population of venomous snakes in the Duguri District. A July 2013 report indicated that over 200 people in the district had died of snakebite. The General Hospital in Kaltungo, Gombe State is the nearest location for treatment of snakebite; "whoever is lucky to make it to Kaltungo is treated in only two days and then they return home."
- "State maps". Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
- "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
- Agbo, Catherine (2013-07-22). "Nigeria: Snakes Kill 200 in Bauchi". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
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