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Shira Postal Codes & Zip Codes List

Location City/LGA States or Territories Type Postcode
Adamami Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Kilbori Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Kargo Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Kamaku Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Kakkaki Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Kaigama Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Jaka Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Isore Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Gwanawa Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Gaza Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Gallamari Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Gagidiba Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Fandi Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Faggo Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Eldewo Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Dogo Dutse Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Disina Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Dangwalu Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Dango Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Dalli Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Bidis Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Beli Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Bangire Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Balijan Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Bakul Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Bage Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Auyakari Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Andubun Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Alkaleri Shira Bauchi rural 750103
Adaha Shira Bauchi rural 750103



History of Shira

Shira is a local government area that is situated in Bauchi state, northeast geopolitical zone of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The headquarters of the local government are in the town of Yana and the local government area is made up of several villages and towns and such as Gallari, Bakul, Dunmagari, Taru, Yana, Zabi, Ligadi, Bulkalori, and Malori. After censoring, the estimated population of Shira local government is calculated to have fewer inhabitants than some other local government areas in the state with the area mostly populated by members of the Fulani and the Hausa and ethnic groups. The Hausa language is the commonly spoken language in the local government area while the religion of Islam is extensively practiced in the area. Shira local government area is part of the Katagum Emirate and has a number of landmarks such as the Mothercat Construction Company and the Government Girls Secondary School.

Geography of Shira


Shira local government occupies a total area of about 1321 square kilometers and has an average temperature of about 32 degrees centigrade. The local government lies along the Shira LGA called River Basin and has an average humidity level of about 28 percent.

Economy of Shira


Farming is a very important aspect of the economy of the Shira local government with crops such as wheat and millet grown in very large quantities within the LGA. Animals such as donkeys, cows, and sheep are also reared and sold in the LGA. Other important economic enterprises that are involved by the people of Shira local government include pottery, fishing, crafts making, and wood carving.

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 Economy

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.

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