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Osorhor Ogenevwegba Michael
Delta state polytechnic otefe oghara ( DESPO )
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
Graduate, Nigeria.
Nigeria is divided into 36 states and one federal capital territory, which, in turn, are divided into 774 local government areas. We made for you the list of the top 10 largest states in Nigeria as well as top facts about each of them.

Let's take a closer look at each of the top ten states starting from the number 10.

10. Kebbi State

Short information: Kebbi State is bordered by Sokoto State, Niger State, Zamfara State, Dosso Region in the Republic of Niger and the nation of Benin
Date created: 27 August, 1991
Capital: Birnin Kebbi
Total area: 36,800 km2
Total population (2006): 3,256,541
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 21 (Aleiro, Arewa Dandi, Argungu, Augie, Bagudo, Birnin Kebbi, Bunza, Dandi, Fakai, Gwandu, Jega, Kalgo, Koko/Besse, Maiyama, Ngaski, Sakaba, Shanga, Suru, Danko/Wasagu, Yauri, Zuru)
Kebbi State

9. Kwara State

Short information: Kwara is located within the North Central geopolitical zone, commonly referred to as the Middle Belt
Date created: 27 May, 1967
Capital: Ilorin
Total area: 36,825 km2
Total population (2006): 2,365,353
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 16 (Asa, Baruten, Edu, Ekiti, Ifelodun, Ilorin East, Ilorin South, Ilorin West, Irepodun, Isin, Kaiama, Moro, Offa, Oke Ero, Oyun, Pategi)
Kwara State

8. Adamawa State

Short information: The state is bordered by the Borno on the northwest, Gombe on the west, and Taraba on the southwest. Its eastern border forms the national eastern border with Cameroon
Date created: August 27, 1991
Capital: Yola
Total area: 36,917 km2
Total population (2006): 3,178,950
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 21 (Demsa, Fufore, Ganye, Girei, Gombi, Guyuk, Hong, Jada, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Shelleng, Song, Toungo, Yola North, Yola South)
Adamawa State

7. Zamfara State

Short information: Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria with predominantly Hausa and Fulani population
Date created: 1 October, 1996
Capital: Gusau
Total area: 39,762 km2
Total population (2006): 3,278,873
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 14 (Anka, Bakura, Birnin Magaji/Kiyaw, Bukkuyum, Bungudu, Tsafe, Gummi, Gusau, Kaura Namoda, Maradun, Maru, Shinkafi, Talata Mafara, Zurmi)
Zamfara State

6. Yobe State

Short information: The state borders four states, which are Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, and Jigawa State. It borders the Diffa Region and the Zinder Region to the north of the Republic of Niger
Date created: 27 August, 1991
Capital: Damaturu
Total area: 45,502 km2
Total population (2006): 2,321,339
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 17 (Bade, Bursari, Damaturu, Geidam, Gujba, Gulani, Fika, Fune, Jakusko, Karasuwa, Machina, Nangere, Nguru, Potiskum, Tarmuwa, Yunusari, Yusufari)
Yobe State
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5. Bauchi State

Short information: The state is bordered by seven states: Kano and Jigawa on the north, Taraba and Plateau on the south, Gombe and Yobe on the east, and Kaduna on the west.
Date created: 3 February, 1976
Capital: Bauchi
Total area: 49,119 km2
Total population (2006): 4,653,066
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 20 (Bauchi, Tafawa Balewa, Dass, Toro, Bogoro, Ningi, Warji, Ganjuwa, Kirfi, Alkaleri, Darazo, Misau, Giade, Shira, Jama'are, Katagum, Itas/Gadau, Zaki, Gamawa, Damban)

4. Kaduna State

Short information: It is a state in Northwest Nigeria
Date created: 27 May, 1967
Capital: Kaduna
Total area: 46,053 km2
Total population (2006): 6,113,503
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 23 (Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Ikara, Jaba, Jema'a, Kachia, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Kagarko, Kajuru, Kaura, Kauru, Kubau, Kudan, Lere, Makarfi, Sabon Gari, Sanga, Soba, Zangon Kataf, Zaria)
Kaduna State

3. Taraba State

Short information: Taraba State is bordered in the west by Nasarawa State and Benue State, in the northwest by Plateau State, in the north by Bauchi State and Gombe State, in the northeast by Adamawa State, in the east and south by Cameroon
Date created: 27 August, 1991
Capital: Jalingo
Total area: 54,473 km2
Total population (2006): 2,294,800
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 16 (Ardo Kola, Bali, Donga, Gashaka, Gassol, Ibi, Jalingo, Karim Lamido, Kurmi, Lau, Sardauna, Takum, Ussa, Wukari, Yorro, Zing)

2. Borno State
Short information: It is a state in northeastern Nigeria
Date created: 3 February, 1976
Capital: Maiduguri
Total area: 57,799 km2
Total population (2006): 4,171,104
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 27 (Maiduguri, Ngala, Kala/Balge, Mafa, Konduga, Bama, Jere, Dikwa, Askira/Uba, Bayo, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Gwoza, Hawul, Kwaya Kusar, Shani, Abadam, Gubio, Guzamala, Kaga, Kukawa, Magumeri, Marte, Mobbar, Monguno, Nganzai)
Borno State

1. Niger State
Short information: It is a state in Central Nigeria and the largest state in the country by land mass
Date created: 3 February, 1976
Capital: Minna
Total area: 76,363 km2
Total population (2006): 3,954,772
Time zone: UTC+1 (GMT)
Number of Local Government Areas: 25 (Agaie, Agwara, Bida, Borgu, Bosso, Chanchaga, Edati, Gbako, Gurara, Katcha, Kontagora, Lapai, Lavun, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu, Mokwa, Munya, Paikoro, Rafi, Rijau, Shiroro, Suleja, Tafa, Wushishi)

Each of the top ten largest state in Nigeria by land mass is distinguished by geography, culture and population.

Source opr.news/c3c77a3_ng
Top 10 Largest State In Nigeria By Land Mass - Books/Literature/Writing

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