North West Nigeria

North West is a region of . It is native homeland of Hausa people with the second largest tribe being Fulani. It is composed of the following states: Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara.

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is a city in North West Nigeria and the capital of State. Photo: shirazc, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital of State in North West Nigeria. Photo: Jula2812, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a major city in Kaduna State, North West Nigeria as well as being a local government area. Photo: shirazc, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital city of State, Northwestern Nigeria. Photo: Bashir Shatima Mustapha, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a state in North West Nigeria with its capital at Gusau.

is a Local Government Area and the state capital of in northern Nigeria. Photo: WeirdmaskmanNG, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital city of in north eastern , named in fulfulde (The word…

is a city in Zamfara state, North West Nigeria.

is a city located in northwestern . Photo: Livingstone Imonitie, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town and Local Government Area in , northern . Photo: Gwanki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Birnin Gwari, North West Nigeria with about an area of 1120 km² with typical Savannah Vegetation.

, or Yauri, is a town in Kebbi State in .

North West Nigeria

Latitude of center
12.1013° or 12° 6' 4.7" north
Longitude of center
5.4584° or 5° 27' 30.1" east
260 metres (853 feet)
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Also Known As

  • English: North West
  • North West Region

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