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LGA and town
Kankia is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°28′N 7°48′E / 12.467°N 7.800°E / 12.467; 7.800Coordinates: 12°28′N 7°48′E / 12.467°N 7.800°E / 12.467; 7.800
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
 • Total 824 km2 (318 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 151,434
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 822
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.KK

Kankia (or Kankiya) is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kankia in the north of the area on the A9 highway at12°32′57″N 7°49′31″E / 12.54917°N 7.82528°E / 12.54917; 7.82528.

It has an area of 824 km² and a population of 151,434 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 822.[1]


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