Complete List of Nigeria States, LGA, Cities and Villages

This article contains a compiled list of all Nigeria states and all the local government areas, cities and villages in Nigeria.

Are you a Nigeria Citizen, and you’re curious to know the number of States, LGA, Cities, Towns, Geopolitical Zones, Wards, and Villages in your country? Or you’re a foreigner that’s interested in visiting Nigeria or just want to get familiar with the names of States, Cities, and Villages in Nigeria? Whatever the case may be…

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A Brief Overview of Nigeria

Nigeria is generally regarded as “The Giant of Africa”, the most “Populous Country” in Africa, and the “Entertainment Hub” of Africa. The Federal Republic of Nigeria is geographically situated in west Africa and has a population of over 210 million people. Nigeria borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and the Benin Republic in the west. Nigeria is blessed with Natural Resources, Human Resources, and Beautiful Climate but cursed with Political Leaders, Religion Leaders, and Traditional Leaders.

The primary aim of this article is to show you the Complete List of Nigeria States, Cities and Villages. So, let me not bore you with the “story that touch” Nigeria Leader’s epistle.

Total Number of States, LGA, Towns, and Villages in Nigeria

The Federal Republic of Nigeria comprises:

  • Six (6) Geopolitical Zones
  • 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT Abuja)
  • 774 local government
  • 109 Senatorial Districts
  • Over 250 ethnic groups
  • 3 Major Ethnic Group
  • 0ver 500 languages spoken
  • Over 170 universities in Nigeria.

Additionally, Nigeria has 7 cities with more than a million people, 80 cities with populations between 100,000 and 1 million people, 248 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people, and other smaller towns and villages.

The table below contain all Nigerian states and their capitals, as well as a link to each state’s complete list of local government areas, cities, towns, and villages.

Complete List of Nigeria States and Capital.

StateCapitalLGA, Cities and Villages in Nigeria
AbiaUmuahiaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Abia State
AdamawaYolaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Adamawa State
Akwa IbomUyoLGA, Cities, and Villages in Akwa Ibom State
AnambraAwkaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Anambra State
BauchiBauchiLGA, Cities, and Villages in Bauchi State
BayelsaYenagoaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Bayesla State
BenueMakurdiLGA, Cities, and Villages in Benue State
BornoMaiduguriLGA, Cities, and Villages in Borno State
Cross RiverCalabarLGA, Cities, and Villages in Cross River State
DeltaAsabaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Delta State
EbonyiAbakalikiLGA, Cities, and Villages in Ebonyi State
EdoBenin CityLGA, Cities, and Villages in Edo State
EkitiAdo EkitiLGA, Cities, and Villages in Ekiti State
EnuguEnuguLGA, Cities, and Villages in Enugu State
GombeGombeLGA, Cities, and Villages in Gombe State
ImoOwerriLGA, Cities, and Villages in Imo State
JigawaDutseLGA, Cities, and Villages in Jigawa State
KadunaKadunaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Kaduna State
KanoKanoLGA, Cities, and Villages in Kano State
KatsinaKatsinaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Katsina State
KebbiBirnin KebbiLGA, Cities, and Villages in Kebbi State
KogiLokojaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Kogi State
KwaraIlorinLGA, Cities, and Villages in Kwara State
LagosIkejaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Lagos State
NasarawaLafiaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Nasarawa State
NigerMinnaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Niger State
OgunAbeokutaLGA, Cities, and Villages in Ogun State
OndoAkureLGA, Cities, and Villages in Ondo State
OsunOshogboLGA, Cities, and Villages in Osun State
OyoIbadanLGA, Cities, and Villages in Oyo State
PlateauJosLGA, Cities, and Villages in Plateau State
RiversPort HarcourtLGA, Cities, and Villages in River State
SokotoSokotoLGA, Cities, and Villages in Sokoto State
TarabaJalingoLGA, Cities, and Villages in Taraba State
YobeDamaturuLGA, Cities, and Villages in Yobe State
ZamfaraGusauLGA, Cities, and Villages in Zamfara State
FCTAbujaLGA, Cities, and Villages in FCT Abuja
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