Welcome to Current affairs page for Katsina State — Home of Hospitality.

The state was created in 23/09/1987 by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. It is located in the North-West region of Nigeria, and there are 34 local governments with the state capital being Katsina.

State Capital

The state capital is Katsina.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Home of Hospitality.

Creation Date

The state was created on 23/09/1987.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 8315581.

Land Area

It has a land area of 24192 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 34 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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