Kano State, Nigeria


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Map of Kano State Executive Governor
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje
Coat of Arms
Official Website: http://www.kano.gov.ng
Population: 9,383,682 (2006 Estimate)     Alias: Centre of Commerce
Chief Judge: Justice Nurudeen Sagir (Acting)
Speaker, House of Assembly: Hon. Kabiru Rurum




Political Map of Kano State of Nigeria GENERAL INFORMATION
Kano State was created on May 27, 1967 from the then northern region by the then regim of General Yakubu Gowon. Jigawa State was carved out of Kano State in the state creation exercise of 1991. It's capital is Kano.

Located in North-Western Nigeria, Kano State occupies 20,131 square kilometres and is bounded to the north west by Katsina State, north-east by Jigawa State to the north-east, and south by Bauchi and Kaduna States.

TOURISM
Kano has numerous tourism and cultural centres which include the colorful annual Durbar, leather works and craft. There are museums and monuments which are repertoires of our rich cultural heritage.

Emergency Numbers (112, 199, 07033380053, 08065530876, 08036056869, 08057667395)
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