Kaduna State is one of the seven states that make up the North-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It has interstate boundaries with Niger State to the West, Zamfara, Katsina and Kano states to the North, Bauchi and Plateau States to the East and FCT Abuja and Nasarawa State to the South. The state capital is Kaduna.
LANDMASS, LOCATION AND POPULATION
Kaduna State lies at latitude 10°20′ North and longitude 7°45′ East and covers an area of 46,052 square kilometres. It has a population of 6,113,503 (2006 census) 8,252,366 (2016 forecast) and a population density of 132. The state accounts for 4.3% of Nigeria's total population.
HISTORY AND PEOPLE