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Adamawa State

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Adamawa is one of six states which make up the North East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It shares an international boundary with the Republic of Cameroon to the east and interstate borders with Borno State to the north, Gombe State to the northwest, and Taraba State to the west and south.

Land Mass, Location, and Population
Adamawa State covers an area of 38,823.3 square kilometres. It lies at latitude 9°20′ north and 12°30′ east. It has a population of 3,178,950 (2006 census figures) and a population density of 82 people per square kilometre. The state accounts for 2.26% of Nigeria's total population.

Main Towns and Cities
Yola, Mubi, Ganye, Numan, Guyuk, Michika, Mayo-Belwa, Gombi, and Jimeta

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