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Country  Nigeria
State Borno State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Hawul is a Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Azare.

It has an area of 2,098 km² and a population of 120,314 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 603.[1]

It is one of the four LGAs that constitute the Biu Emirate, a traditional state located in Borno State, Nigeria.[2]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Nigeria (2000). Nigeria: a people united, a future assured. 2, State Surveys (Millennium ed.). Abuja, Nigeria: Federal Ministry of Information. p. 106. ISBN 9780104089.