Kirfi

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Kirfi
LGA and town
Kirfi is located in Nigeria
Kirfi
Kirfi
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 10°24′N 10°24′E / 10.400°N 10.400°E / 10.400; 10.400Coordinates: 10°24′N 10°24′E / 10.400°N 10.400°E / 10.400; 10.400
Country  Nigeria
State Bauchi State
Area
 • Total 2,371 km2 (915 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 147,618
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 743
ISO 3166 code NG.BA.KI

Kirfi is a Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria bordering Gombe State in the east. Its headquarters are in the town of Kirfi (or Kirfin Kasa). The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.

It has an area of 2,371 km² and a population of 147,618 at the 2006 census.

The predominant ethnic group in the area is the Hausa.[1] The Bure language is also spoken in the LGA.[2]

The postal code of the area is 743.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State maps". Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  2. ^ Bure at Ethnologue
  3. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.