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LGA and town
Mashi is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 13°06′N 8°00′E / 13.100°N 8.000°E / 13.100; 8.000Coordinates: 13°06′N 8°00′E / 13.100°N 8.000°E / 13.100; 8.000
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
established 1989
 • Chairman Surajo Muhammad Mashi
 • Total 905 km2 (349 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 173,134
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 823
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.MS

Mashi is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria, sharing a border with the Republic of Niger. Its headquarters are in the town of Mashi in the southwest of the area at12°59′00″N 7°57′00″E / 12.98333°N 7.95000°E / 12.98333; 7.95000.

It has an area of 905 km² and a population of 173,134 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 823.[1]


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