Dass Postal Codes & Zip Codes List
|Location||City/LGA||States or Territories||Type||Postcode|
|Pegin Mallam Mato||Dass||Bauchi||rural||741101|
|Sabon Garin Burgel||Dass||Bauchi||rural||741101|
MAPS & LOCATION
THE DESCRIPTION OF DASS
History of Dass
Dass local government area is located in Bauchi state, northeast of Nigeria, and has its headquarters settled in the town of Dass. Some towns and villages that makeup Dass local government area include Bajar-Bagel, Baraza, Bazali, Durr, Bundot, Lukshi, Wandi, and Dott. The local government is also home to the renowned Dass Emirate and the Emir of Dass acts as the traditional administrator of the local government area. The population of the Dass local government is calculated with more inhabitants and the most prominent tribe being the Hausa ethnic group. The religion of Islam is extensively practiced in the local government of Dass while the commonly spoken in the area is the Hausa language. Popular landmarks in the Dass area include the Mbulla hills.
Geography of Dass
Dass local government has a hilly landscape and hosts a number of hills that are scattered all over its territory and including the Mbula hills. The local government settles on a total area of about 535 square kilometers and has an elevation of about 700 meters calculated above sea level. Dass local government area falls within the Guinea Savannah and has an average annual temperature of about 32 degrees centigrade. The humidity level of Dass is calculated at 18 percent.
Dass Geographical coordinates Latitude: 10.1261, Longitude: 9.4847
10° 7′ 34″ North, 9° 29′ 5″ East
Dass Climate Tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification: Aw)
Economy of Dass
Cultivation of crops is the major occupation of the people of Dass local government with crops such as Rice and Maize produced in massive quantities within the LGA. Dass local government is also rich in mineral resources and has substantial deposits of minerals such as zinc, quartz, feldspar, iron, and Kaolin.
Bauchi Geographical Description
Bauchi State is located in the northeastern part of Nigeria. It was created in 1976 when the former North-Eastern State was divided into three separate states. The state capital is Bauchi, and other major cities in the state include Azare, Jama'are, Misau, and Ningi.
Bauchi State covers an area of approximately 49,119 square kilometers. The state shares borders with six other states in Nigeria, including Jigawa to the northwest, Kano to the north, Kaduna to the west, Plateau to the southwest, Taraba to the southeast, and Gombe to the east.
The landscape of Bauchi State is diverse, with a mix of highlands, plateaus, and plains. The state is home to the Jos Plateau, which rises to an elevation of over 1,200 meters above sea level. The Yankari Game Reserve, one of the largest wildlife parks in Nigeria, is also located in Bauchi State. The park features a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, baboons, and hyenas.
Bauchi State has a tropical climate, with temperatures averaging between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The rainy season typically lasts from May to October, while the dry season runs from November to April. The state experiences occasional flooding during the rainy season, particularly in areas close to rivers and other water bodies.
Bauchi State is known for its agricultural resources, including cotton, groundnuts, and yams, as well as its mineral resources such as limestone, clay, and gypsum. The state also has a diverse cultural heritage, with over 55 ethnic groups, including the Fulani, Hausa, Sayawa, and Tiv.
Bauchi State has a predominantly agrarian economy, with agriculture accounting for a significant portion of its GDP. The state's agricultural resources include cotton, groundnuts, yams, maize, rice, and sorghum. Bauchi State is also known for its livestock production, particularly cattle, sheep, and goats.
In addition to agriculture, Bauchi State has a growing mining sector, with significant deposits of limestone, clay, and gypsum. The state government has been working to attract investment in the mining sector and promote the development of industrial clusters around key mineral resources.
The state has also been making efforts to promote tourism, given its rich cultural heritage and natural resources such as the Yankari Game Reserve, one of the largest wildlife parks in Nigeria.
Despite these efforts, Bauchi State still faces significant challenges in terms of poverty, unemployment, and underdevelopment. The state government has been implementing a number of initiatives to address these challenges, including the Bauchi State Youth Employment and Social Support Operation and the Bauchi State Microfinance Agency, which provides loans and other financial services to small and medium-sized enterprises.
In recent years, Bauchi State has faced a number of challenges, including poverty, unemployment, and security issues related to the Boko Haram insurgency. The state government has been working to address these challenges and promote economic development through initiatives such as the Bauchi State Integrated Agricultural Development Project and the Bauchi State Microfinance Agency.