At its highest point the Zamfara River flows through an area that is 188 metres (617 ft) above seal level. There are various names for the Zamfara in different regions that it flows through. Some of the most common ones include Gulbi Gindi, Gulbi Zamfara, River Gindi, River Zamfara, Gulbi Gindi, Gulbi Zamfara, and River Gindi. The river is at latitude 12°2'2.22" and longitude: 4°2'22.85"
The Zamfara State, in which the Zamfara River originates.