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LGA and town
Country  Nigeria
State Kaduna State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Giwa Local Government area was created on 15 September 1991, by then president and commander in - chief of the arm force of the federal republic of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida GCFR, out of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

It also a Local Government Area in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Giwa.

It has an area of 2,066 km² and a population of 286,427 at the 2006 census. its has 11 ward and 2 development area Administrative/ Council. It located in Northen west of Kaduna State

The postal code of the area is 810.[1]


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