Kogi, Kogi State

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Kogi is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 8°06′N 6°48′E / 8.100°N 6.800°E / 8.100; 6.800Coordinates: 8°06′N 6°48′E / 8.100°N 6.800°E / 8.100; 6.800
Country  Nigeria
State Kogi State
 • Total 1,498 km2 (578 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 115,900
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 260
ISO 3166 code NG.KO.KO

Kogi is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria bounded by Niger State and the Niger River in the west, the Federal Capital Territory in the north, Nasarawa State in the east and the Benue River to its confluence with the Niger in the south. Its headquarters are in the town of Koton Karfe (or Koton Karifi) on the A2 highway.

It has an area of 1,498 km² and a population of 115,900 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 260.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20.