Baure, Nigeria

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LGA and town
Baure is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°47′N 8°46′E / 12.783°N 8.767°E / 12.783; 8.767Coordinates: 12°47′N 8°46′E / 12.783°N 8.767°E / 12.783; 8.767
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
 • Total 707 km2 (273 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 197,425
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 824
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.BU

Baure is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria, sharing a border with the Republic of Niger. Its headquarters are in the town of Baure in the northwest of the area at 12°50′10″N 8°44′47″E / 12.83611°N 8.74639°E / 12.83611; 8.74639.

It has an area of 707 km² and a population of 197,425 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 824.[1]


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