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LGA and town
Tambuwal is located in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°19′N 4°48′E / 12.317°N 4.800°E / 12.317; 4.800Coordinates: 12°19′N 4°48′E / 12.317°N 4.800°E / 12.317; 4.800
Country  Nigeria
State Sokoto State
 • Total 1,717 km2 (663 sq mi)
Population (2006 Census)
 • Total 224,931
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 850
ISO 3166 code NG.SO.TW

Tambuwal is a Local Government Area in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Tambuwal (or Tambawal or Tambawel) on the A1 highway at 12°24′00″N 4°40′00″E / 12.40000°N 4.66667°E / 12.40000; 4.66667.

It has an area of 1,717 km² and a population of 224,931 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 850.[1]


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