Welcome to Current affairs page for Bauchi State — Pearl of Tourism.

The state was created in 03/02/1976 by Gen. Murtala Muhammed. It is located in the North-East region of Nigeria, and there are 20 local governments with the state capital being Bauchi.

State Capital

The state capital is Bauchi.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Pearl of Tourism.

Creation Date

The state was created on 03/02/1976.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Murtala Muhammed.


The population is 8308800.

Land Area

It has a land area of 49596 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 20 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-East geopolitical zone.

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