Garki, Jigawa

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This article is about the Local Government Area. For the Abuja District, see Garki District.
Garki, Nigeria
LGA and town
Country  Nigeria
State Jigawa State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

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

It has an area of 1,408 km² and a population of 152,233 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 733.[1]

Garki was the site of the Garki Project, a multidisciplinary study performed by the World Health Organization from 1969 to 1976 into the effectiveness of malaria intervention techniques.[2]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Molineaux, L.; Gramiccia, G. (1980). The Garki Project: Research on the Epidemiology and Control of Malaria in the Sudan Savanna of West Africa. World Health Organization. ISBN 9241560614.