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LGA and town
Safana is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°30′N 7°14′E / 12.500°N 7.233°E / 12.500; 7.233Coordinates: 12°30′N 7°14′E / 12.500°N 7.233°E / 12.500; 7.233
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
established 1989
 • Chairman Abdulkadir Ahmed Zakka
 • Total 282 km2 (109 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 183,779
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 821
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.SA

Safana is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Safana in the east of the area at12°24′30″N 7°24′25″E / 12.40833°N 7.40694°E / 12.40833; 7.40694. The western border of the area is shared with Zamfara State. AND HAS TWO DISTRICT HEAD yariman katsina and gatarin katsina It has an area of 282 km² and a population of 183,779 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 821.[1]


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