Dekina

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Dekina

Ajobi
LGA and town
Dekina, Nigeria (1969).jpg
Dekina in 1969
Motto(s): 
Unity is strength
Dekina is located in Nigeria
Dekina
Dekina
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°35′N 7°12′E / 7.583°N 7.200°E / 7.583; 7.200Coordinates: 7°35′N 7°12′E / 7.583°N 7.200°E / 7.583; 7.200
CountryNigeria
StateKogi State
Area
 • Total2,461 km2 (950 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total260,312
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
272
ISO 3166 codeNG.KO.DE

Dekina is a local government area in Kogi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Dekina on the A233 highway in the Middle Belt area at7°41′41″N 7°01′20″E / 7.69472°N 7.02222°E / 7.69472; 7.02222.

The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the southeast of the LGA.

It has an area of 2,461 km2 (950 sq mi) and a population of 260,312 at the 2006 census.[1]

The postal code of the area is 272.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ HASC, population, area and Headquarters Statoids
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.[permanent dead link]

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