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State is a state in northern Nigeria. Its capital is Bauchi.
The state was formed in 1976 when the former North-Eastern
State was broken up. It originally included the area now in
Gombe State, which became a distinct state in 1996.
The Abubakar Tafawa
Balewa University is located in the capital city Bauchi.
Bauchi State is located in the North-Eastern part of the country.
The State shares borders with Plateau State to the West, Kano
State to the North and Yobe and Gobe States to the north-east.
Bauchi State came into
existence in 1976.
Bauchi state is
an agricultural state. Its vast fertile soil is an added advantage
for agricultural products, which include maize, rice, millet,
groundnut and guinea corn. Irrigation fanning is practiced
and supported by the use of dams like Balanga dam, etc. Cattle
and other livestock are also reared in the state
The state has industries
like the Bazamri PVC - Wire Limited, Kuda Nails Factory, Yankari
Natural Water Company, Zaki Flour Mills and Arewa Ceramic
Tafawa Balewa University is located in the capital city Bauchi.
Yankari Natural Park * Wikki Warm Spring, Natural Yankari
Park * Tafawa Balewa Tomb Monument * Lame/Bura Game Wildlife/Eco-
Reserve Tourism * Geji Rock Painting Monuments
Bauchi state is
a heterogeneous state, with predominant tribes like, Hausa,
Fulani, Jarawa, Tangale, Waja, Balewa, Sayawa and Tarewa
It is made up of
20 local government areas, namely: Alkaleri, Bauchi Boboro,
Dambam, Giade, Ganjuwa, Darazo, Dass, Ningi, Shira, Gamawa,
Itas Gadau, Kirfi, Warji, Jama' are, katagum, Missau, Toro,
Zaki and Tafawa-Balewa.
Schools on The Web:
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