Welcome to Current affairs page for Kano State — Centre of Commerce

The state was created on May 27, 1967 by General Yakubu Gowon. It is located in the North-West region of Nigeria, and there are 44 local governments with the state capital being Kano.

State Capital

The state capital is Kano.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Centre of Commerce.

Creation Date

The state was created on May 27, 1967.

State Creator

The state was created by General Yakubu Gowon.


The population is 20,000,000.

Land Area

It has a land area of 20,131 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 44 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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