Bassa, Plateau State

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LGA and Town
Bassa is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 10°05′N 8°44′E / 10.083°N 8.733°E / 10.083; 8.733Coordinates: 10°05′N 8°44′E / 10.083°N 8.733°E / 10.083; 8.733
Country  Nigeria
State Plateau State
Headquarters Bassa Town
 • Total 1,743 km2 (673 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 186,859
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 930
ISO 3166 code NG.PL.BA

Bassa is a Local Government Area in the north of Plateau State, Nigeria, bordering Kaduna and Bauchi States. Its headquarters are in the town of Bassa at9°56′00″N 8°44′00″E / 9.93333°N 8.73333°E / 9.93333; 8.73333.

It has an area of 1,743 km² and a population of 186,859 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 930.[1]


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