Jalingo

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Jalingo
LGA and city
Jalingo is located in Nigeria
Jalingo
Jalingo
Coordinates: 8°54′N 11°22′E / 8.900°N 11.367°E / 8.900; 11.367
Country Nigeria
StateTaraba State
Local Government HeadquartersJalingo
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilAbdulnasiru Bobboji
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
ClimateAw

Jalingo is the capital city of Taraba State in eastern Nigeria (Northern Region) and has been estimated with population of 118,000.[1]

Hausa,Fulbe, Mumuye and many other local languages are spoken in Jalingo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Gazeteer". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2007.
  2. ^ Shimizu, Kiyoshi (1979). A Comparative Study of the Mumuye Dialects (Nigeria). Marburger Studien zur Afrika- und Asienkunde. A-14. Berlin: Verlag von Dietrich Reimer. pp. 13–19.

Coordinates: 8°54′N 11°22′E / 8.900°N 11.367°E / 8.900; 11.367