Borno State is located in northeastern Nigeria and is known as the “Home of Peace.” It is the largest state in Nigeria by land area and is divided into 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs). Each LGA has its own administrative headquarters where local governance is carried out. Here is a comprehensive list of all the LGAs in Borno State along with their headquarters:
Borno has 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs), each with its own unique characteristics and attributes. These LGAs play a crucial role in the governance and administration of the state. Here is a list of the 27 Local Government Areas in Borno State:
- Abadam LGA
- Askira/Uba LGA
- Bama LGA
- Bayo LGA
- Chibok LGA
- Damboa LGA
- Dikwa LGA
- Gubio LGA
- Guzamala LGA
- Gwoza LGA
- Hawul LGA
- Jere LGA
- Kala/Balge LGA
- Kaga LGA
- Konduga LGA
- Kukawa LGA
- Kwaya Kusar LGA
List of Towns and Villages in Borno State
List of Borno State’s 27 Local Government Areas with their Headquarters
|Kwaya Kusar||Kwaya Kusar|
Please note that the headquarters mentioned above are subject to change, and it’s always advisable to verify the current administrative locations through official sources or the Borno State Government’s website.
For further information on Borno State’s LGAs, you can visit the official website of the Borno State Government at www.bornostate.gov.ng or the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics website at www.nigerianstat.gov.ng.
Understanding the LGAs and their headquarters is crucial for anyone looking to explore Borno State, engage in research, or conduct business in the region. Each LGA has its unique cultural heritage, natural attractions, and economic opportunities.
List of Languages Spoken in Borno State
|Askira-Uba||Putai; Bura-Pabir; Gude; Kibaku; Marghi Central; Marghi South; Nggwahyi; Nya Huba; Marghi|
|Bama||Shuwa Arabic; Yerwa Kanuri; Wandala; Mafa; Marghi|
|Biu||Bura-Pabir; Dera; Ga’anda; Jara; Putai, Marghi|
|Chibok||Kibaku; Putai; Marghi|
|Damboa||Kibaku; Marghi Central; Putai; Mulgwai; Kanuri|
|Gwoza||Cineni; Dghwede; Glavda; Guduf-Gava; Gvoko; Hide; Yerwa Kanuri; Lamang; Mafa; Sukur; Waja; Wandala; Marghi|
|Hawul||Bura, Hwana, Putai mafa; Marghi|
|Kaga||Yerwa Kanuri; Putai|
|Kala/Balge||Shuwa Arab; kanuri; Afade|
|Konduga||Shuwa Arabic; Yerwa Kanuri; Maffa; Putai; Wanda; Marghi|
|Kwaya-Kusar||Bura, Putai, Marghi South|
|Maiduguri||Yerwa Kanuri; Mafa|
|Monguno||Yerwa Kanuri; Mafa|
|Ngala||Shuwa Arab; Yerwa Kanuri|
Other languages of Borno State are Lala-Roba, Tarjumo, Yedina, and Tedaga.
Borno State Snapshot
- Total land area: 72,609 Km2
- Capital: Maiduguri
- Population: 6,272,536 (Male- 3,198,993 and Female- 3,073,543)
- Vegetation: Tropical Savannah
- Major crops: Millet, Sorghum, Maize, Cowpea, Rice, Wheat, Cassava, Cocoyam, Gum Arabic, Livestock, Tamarind, Mangoes, Oranges, Tomatoes, Onions, Cabbage, Lettuce, Spinach and Groundnut.
- Solid minerals: Feldspar, Limestone, Kaolin, Clay, Potash, Iron-Ore, Natural Salt, Quartz, Magnetite, Diatomite, Trona, Mica, Silica Sand, Gypsum, Granite Chips, Flutters Earth and Uranium.
- There are three agricultural zones in Borno state: Biu, Bama and Kukawa
Main Investment Opportunities
Opportunities for investment exist in:
- Real Estate
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is based on the knowledge cutoff of January 2023. Please verify with official sources for any recent updates or changes.