Kaduna

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Kaduna
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Kaduna is located in Nigeria
Kaduna
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 10°31′23″N 7°26′25″E / 10.52306°N 7.44028°E / 10.52306; 7.44028
CountryFlag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
StateKaduna State
Government
 • GovernorNasir Ahmad el-Rufai
Area
 • Total431 km2 (166 sq mi)
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2006 census)[1]
 • Total760,084
 • Rank8th
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Gbagyi Adara Hausa Atyap-Bajju Ham Yoruba Fulani Kanuri Marghi Nupe and Igbo
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST)
ClimateAw
Websitewww.kdsg.gov.ng

Kaduna is the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, on the Kaduna River.

References[change | change source]

  1. Summing the 2 LGAs Kaduna North/South as per Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette (15 May 2007). "Legal Notice on Publication of the Details of the Breakdown of the National and State Provisional Totals 2006 Census" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2012. Retrieved 2007-05-19.