Kachia

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Kachia
LGA and town
Motto(s): 
Home of Ginger
Country Nigeria
StateKaduna State
Government
 • Agwom AdaraAgwom Maiwada Galadima
Area
 • Total1,788 sq mi (4,632 km2)
 • Land1,788 sq mi (4,632 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total244,274
 244,274
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Websitewww.KEDA.com

Kachia is a Local Government Area in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kachia.

It has an area of 4,632 km² and a population of 244,274 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 802.[1]

People[edit]

The people of Kachia include majorly, the Adara, Gbagyi and Ham.

Others include: Bajju, Bakulu, and others.

Economy[edit]

Ginger has by far become a major economic crop of Kachia Local Government Area due to the high yield of the root crop in the land. Other agro-products include corn, sorghum, millet and soybeans.

Kachia town is also one of the largest towns in southern Kaduna state where various small and medium scale businesses contribute to the economy of the state and country at large.

Religion[edit]

Christianity has the largest number of adherents in Kachia Local Government Area. Islam is also practiced, while the African Traditional religion has an ever increasing number of adherents.

References[edit]

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