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LGA and town
Goronyo is located in Nigeria
Coordinates: 13°27′11″N 5°40′35″E / 13.45306°N 5.67639°E / 13.45306; 5.67639Coordinates: 13°27′11″N 5°40′35″E / 13.45306°N 5.67639°E / 13.45306; 5.67639
Country  Nigeria
State Sokoto State
 • Total 1,704 km2 (658 sq mi)
Population (2006 Census)
 • Total 182,296
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 842
ISO 3166 code NG.SO.GO

Goronyo is a Local Government Area in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Goronyo, on the Sokoto River. It has an area of 1,704 km² and a population of 182,296 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 842.[1]

The LGA is the location of the Goronyo Dam, upstream of Goronyo town to the east.


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