List of Local Government Areas in Kano State with Headquarters

Kano State, located in northern Nigeria, is one of the 36 states in the country. It is the most populous state in Nigeria and is known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. Kano State is divided into several Local Government Areas (LGAs), each with its own administrative headquarters. This article provides a comprehensive list of all the LGAs in Kano State, along with their respective headquarters.

Kano State Snapshot

  • Total land area: 20,280 Km2
  • Population: 13,969,085 (Male- 7,124,234 and Female- 6,844,852)
  • Vegetation: Tropical Savannah
  • Major crops: Rice, Wheat, Barley, Groundnut, Soya Beans, Castor, Sesame, Cotton, Sisal, Ginger, Chili Pepper, and Sugarcane
  • Solid minerals: Kaolin, Niobium, Uranium, Gold, Tin, Silica Sand, Feldspar and Quartz

Main Investment Opportunities           

Opportunities for investment exist in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining

Kano has 44 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 44 Local Government Areas in Kano State:

  1. Ajingi LGA
  2. Albasu LGA
  3. Bagwai LGA
  4. Bebeji LGA
  5. Bichi LGA
  6. Bunkure LGA
  7. Dala LGA
  8. Dambatta LGA
  9. Dawakin Kudu LGA
  10. Dawakin Tofa LGA
  11. Doguwa LGA
  12. Fagge LGA
  13. Gabasawa LGA
  14. Garko LGA
  15. Garun Mallam LGA
  16. Gaya LGA
  17. Gezawa LGA
  18. Gwale LGA
  19. Gwarzo LGA
  20. Kabo LGA
  21. Kano City/Municipal LGA
  22. Karaye LGA
  23. Kibiya LGA
  24. Kiru LGA
  25. kumbotso LGA
  26. Kunchi LGA
  27. Kura LGA
  28. Madobi LGA
  29. Makoda LGA
  30. Minjibir LGA
  31. Nasarawa LGA
  32. Rano LGA
  33. Rimin Gado LGA
  34. Rogo LGA
  35. Shanono LGA
  36. Sumaila LGA
  37. Takai LGA
  38. Tarauni LGA
  39. Tofa LGA
  40. Tsanyawa LGA
  41. Tudun Wada LGA
  42.  Ungogo LGA
  43. Warawa LGA
  44.  Wudil LGA

List of Kano State’s 44 Local Government Areas with their Headquarters

Here is a comprehensive table listing all the LGAs in Kano State along with their headquarters:

No.LGAHeadquarters
1AjingiAjingi
2AlbasuAlbasu
3BagwaiBagwai
4BebejiBebeji
5BichiBichi
6BunkureBunkure
7DalaDala (Fagge)
8DambattaDambatta
9Dawakin KuduDawakin Kudu
10Dawakin TofaDawakin Tofa
11DoguwaDoguwa
12FaggeFagge
13GabasawaGabasawa
14GarkoGarko
15Garum MallamGarum Mallam
16GayaGaya
17GezawaGezawa
18GwaleGwale
19GwarzoGwarzo
20KaboKabo
21Kano MunicipalKano
22KarayeKaraye
23KibiyaKibiya
24KiruKiru
25KumbotsoKumbotso
26KunchiKunchi
27KuraKura
28MadobiMadobi
29MakodaMakoda
30MinjibirMinjibir
31NassarawaNassarawa
32RanoRano
33Rimin GadoRimin Gado
34RogoRogo
35ShanonoShanono
36SumailaSumaila
37TakaiTakai
38TarauniTarauni
39TofaTofa
40TsanyawaTsanyawa
41Tundun WadaTundun Wada
42UngogoUngogo
43WarawaWarawa
44WudilWudil

These are the 44 LGAs in Kano State and their respective headquarters. Each LGA has its unique administrative structure and plays a vital role in the governance and development of the state.

For more detailed information about each Local Government Area, you can visit the official website of Kano State Government at www.kanostate.gov.ng. The website provides comprehensive information about the state’s governance, services, and local administration.

Kano State’s Local Government Areas are important units for effective governance, service delivery, and grassroots development. They play a crucial role in ensuring that government policies and programs are effectively implemented at the local level, contributing to the overall growth and progress of the state.


Disclaimer: It’s important to note that the information provided in this article is based on the knowledge available up to January 2024, and there may have been changes in the administrative divisions since then. For the most up-to-date information, it is recommended to visit the official sources or contact the relevant authorities in Kano state.

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