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LGA and town
Sandamu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°56′N 8°22′E / 12.933°N 8.367°E / 12.933; 8.367Coordinates: 12°56′N 8°22′E / 12.933°N 8.367°E / 12.933; 8.367
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
LGA 1996
 • Chairman sani sabo sandamu
 • Total 1,418 km2 (547 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 137,287
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 824
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.SDM

Sandamu is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Sandamu on the A2 highway in the north of the area at12°57′37″N 8°21′44″E / 12.96028°N 8.36222°E / 12.96028; 8.36222. it have three traditional districts 1. Sandamu district headed by Alh Zakari Sani Zakari [Bunturawan Daura 2, Fago district headed by Ambasador [Magajin Rafin Daur 3. Rijiyar Tsamiya district headed by Alh Yusuf sani Manzo [Sarkin Fulanin Daura. it comprises Eleven [11] political wards namely, Sandamu, Fago A, Fago B, Rade A, Rade B, Daneji A, Daneji B, katsayal, kagare, karkarku, kwasarawa.

It has an area of 1418 km² and a population of 137,287 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 824.[1]


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

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