Ofu, Nigeria

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Ofu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°20′N 7°05′E / 7.333°N 7.083°E / 7.333; 7.083Coordinates: 7°20′N 7°05′E / 7.333°N 7.083°E / 7.333; 7.083
Country  Nigeria
State Kogi State
 • Total 1,680 km2 (650 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 192,169
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 271
ISO 3166 code NG.KO.OF

Ofu is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria, the Niger River forming its western boundary. Its headquarters are in the town of Ogwoawo (or Ugwalawo or Gwalawo) to the south of the area at7°14′09″N 6°55′32″E / 7.23583°N 6.92556°E / 7.23583; 6.92556.

The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.

It has an area of 1,680 km² and a population of 192,169 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 271.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.