About Danbata Local Government Area (L.G.A)

Danbatta local government area is found in Kano state, Northwest Nigeria and has its headquarters in the town of Danbatta. The LGA shares borders with the Minyibir and the Makoda LGAs and with Jigawa state. Danbatta LGA comprises several towns and villages which include Fogolawa, Barebari, Danya, Hazo, Kwasauri, Rade, Tabo, and Zago. The population of the area is estimated at 174,955 inhabitants with the dominant tribes in the area being the Hausa and the Fulani. The Hausa and the Fufulde languages are extensively spoken in the area while Islam is the commonly practiced religion in the area. The popular landmarks in Danbatta LGA include the Audu Bako College of Agriculture and the Kano state school of Basic Midwifery.


Danbatta local government area covers a total area of 732 square kilometres and witnesses two major seasons which are the dry and the rainy seasons. The average temperature of the area is put at 33 degrees centigrade with the humidity level of the LGA pegged at 14 percent.


Crop cultivation is a key economic activity in the area with a number of crops such as millet, onions, sorghum, and groundnut grown in the area. Other important economic activities in the area include hunting, pottery, textile making and leather works. Trade is also an important activity in the area with the LGA hosting several markets.


Danbatta local government area was created in the year 1979.

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