Benue State Post Code «» Benue State Zip Code. Below are the postal codes / zip codes for cities and towns in Benue State, Nigeria.
Benue State is a state in north-central Nigeria created on 3 February, 1976 (Benue State was formed from the former Benue-Plateau State), it borders Nasarawa State to the north, Taraba State to the east, Cross-River State to the south, Enugu State to the south-west and Kogi State to the west. The state also shares a common boundary with the Republic of Cameroon on the south-east. Its capital is Makurdi.
Benue State is nicknamed “Food Basket of the Nation” as a result of its competitive advantage in agriculture. The state produces 70% of Nigeria’s Soybean and it’s the largest producer of fruit concentrate and cassava in Nigeria.
Benue State Snapshot:
- Total land area: 30,800 Km2
- Capital: Makurdi
- Local Government Areas: 23 LGAs: Ado, Agatu, Apa, Buruku, Gboko, Guma, Gwer, Gwer-West, Katsina-Ala, Konshisha, Kwande, Logo, Makurdi, Obi, Ogbadibo, Ohimini, Oju, Okpokwu, Otukpo, Tarka, Ukum, Ushongo, Vandeikya.
- Population: 6,096,869 (Male- 3,109,403 and Female- 2,987,466)
- Vegetation: Rain forest and Guinea savannah
- Major crops: Yams, Rice, Beans, Cassava, Potatoes, Maize, Soya Beans, Sorghum, Millet, Cocoyam, Sesame, Melon, Groundnut, Tomato.
- Solid minerals: Kaolin, Limestone, Barytes, Gemstone, Gypsum, Feldspar, Wolframite
Benue State Post Code / Zip Codes
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