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List of Hausa States in Nigeria: Names, Map & Size

The Hausa states in Nigeria are states that are predominantly dominated by the Hausas. In this post, we’ll provide you with the names of all the states where Hausa people are indigenous settlers.

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Additionally, you’ll discover the sizes of all those individual states and that of the entire Hausaland.

The Hausas, located in the Northern part of Nigeria, are among the three major languages in the country; the other two are Yoruba and Igbo.

Some states in Nigeria are completely dominated by indigenous Hausa settlers while in some other states they only make a small fraction of the entire population.

Hausa states in Nigeria

The following 7 states are completely dominated by indigenous Hausa settlers:

  1. Jigawa
  2. Kaduna
  3. Kano
  4. Katsina
  5. Kebbi
  6. Sokoto
  7. Zamfara

The Hausa people of Nigeria also make up more than 20 percent of the entire population of Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba, Adamawa, Jigawa, Kebi, Plateau, Yobe, Nasarawa and Niger states.

To put it differently, the Hausas dominate the northwestern parts of Nigeria while also forming fractions of the North-central and Northeastern states.

Also Read>>> The Six Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria & Their States

Map of Hausaland

Map of Nigeria indicating the hausa states (hausaland).
Map of Nigeria showing hausaland

Size of Hausaland: How big are all the states put together?

The size of Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto & Zamfara States put together is approximately 216,029 km2.

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If we are to combine the figure above ones located in other states, then, the total size of the entire Hausaland will stand above 300,000 km2.

This means that Hausaland is bigger than countries like Ghana (238,540 km2), Romania (238,391 km2), Tunisia (163,610 km2) and hosts of others.

In the table below you’ll find the main states in Hausaland along with their capitals and sizes.

Hausa State Capital Landmass (km2)
Jigawa Dutse 23,154
Kaduna Kaduna 46,053
Kano Kano 20,131
Katsina Katsina 24,192
Kebbi Birnin Kebbi 36,800
Sokoto Sokoto 25,973
Zamfara Gusau 39,762

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