Garko, Nigeria

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LGA and town
Garko is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°39′N 8°54′E / 11.650°N 8.900°E / 11.650; 8.900Coordinates: 11°39′N 8°54′E / 11.650°N 8.900°E / 11.650; 8.900
Country  Nigeria
State Kano State
 • Total 450 km2 (170 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 162,500
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 712
ISO 3166 code NG.KN.GK

Garko is a Local Government Area in Kano State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Garko on the A237 highway.

It has an area of 450 km² and a population of 162,500 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 712.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.