Mangu, Nigeria

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LGA and town
Mangu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 9°26′N 9°08′E / 9.433°N 9.133°E / 9.433; 9.133Coordinates: 9°26′N 9°08′E / 9.433°N 9.133°E / 9.433; 9.133
Country Nigeria
StatePlateau State
HeadquartersMangu Town
 • Total1,653 km2 (638 sq mi)
 (2006 census)
 • Total294,931
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
ISO 3166 codeNG.PL.MA

Mangu is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Mangu at9°31′00″N 9°06′00″E / 9.51667°N 9.10000°E / 9.51667; 9.10000.

It has an area of 1,653 km² and a population of 294,931 at the 2006 census.

The major ethnic groups are: Mwaghavul (found in Panyam, Pushit, Kerang, Mangun, Kombun, Ampang West), Pyem (found in Gindiri), Jipal (found in Kaper, Katul, Kanjing, Rundum, Bull, Zwagal, Male, Kabum, Koplar, Bwal, Kwa-Bul, ). Other ethnic groups are the Kwanka (Kadung) found in Gindiri.

The postal code of the area is 932.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.