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Nickname(s): Bukarti
bukarti is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 13°07′N 11°44′E / 13.117°N 11.733°E / 13.117; 11.733Coordinates: 13°07′N 11°44′E / 13.117°N 11.733°E / 13.117; 11.733
Country  Nigeria
State Yobe State
 • Total 3,790 km2 (1,460 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 125,821
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix 632
ISO 3166 code NG.YO.YN

Yunusari is a Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kanamma (or Kanama) in the north-east of the area on the Burun Gana River at 13°06′15″N 12°04′20″E / 13.10417°N 12.07222°E / 13.10417; 12.07222. It shares a border in the north with The Republic of Niger.

It has an area of 3,790 km² and a population of 125,821 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 632.[1]

Agriculture i.e. production of crops like millet, beans, maize, sorghum, ground nut as well as rearing of animals are the main business of people in the Local Government. The main environmental impacts include wind erosion, desertification, deforestation and so on. The local government faces serious effects of climate change.


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on November 26, 2012. Retrieved 2009-10-20.