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LGA and town
Batagarawa is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°54′N 7°37′E / 12.900°N 7.617°E / 12.900; 7.617Coordinates: 12°54′N 7°37′E / 12.900°N 7.617°E / 12.900; 7.617
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
Established 1991 [1]
 • Total 433 km2 (167 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 184,575
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix 820
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.BG

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

It is populated by Hausa people and the town is the capital of Mallamawa District in Katsina Emirate, North Western State. The LGA was established in 1991.[1]

It has an area of 433 km² and a population of 184,575 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 820.[2]


  1. ^ "Batagarawa Local Government". Katsina State. Archived from the original on 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-03-20.
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.