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LGA and town
Mashegu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 9°57′N 5°13′E / 9.950°N 5.217°E / 9.950; 5.217Coordinates: 9°57′N 5°13′E / 9.950°N 5.217°E / 9.950; 5.217
Country  Nigeria
State Niger State
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Shuaibu Haruna Kulho
 • Total 9,182 km2 (3,545 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 215,022
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 923
ISO 3166 code NG.NI.MS

Mashegu is a Local Government Area in Niger State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Mashegu in the east of the area. Mashegu is bounded by the Niger River in the west and the Kaduna River in the northeast.

It has an area of 9,182 km² and a population of 215,022 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 923.[1]


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