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Sauwa Destination Guide

Explore Sauwa in Nigeria

Sauwa in the region of Kebbi is a place in Nigeria - some 325 mi or ( 523 km ) North-West of Abuja , the country's capital city .

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Time in Sauwa is now 05:08 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sokoto, Kaduna, Gusau, Dabere, and Bangola. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sokoto . Where to go and what to see in Sauwa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Birnin Kebbi

Birnin Kebbi is a city located in northwestern Nigeria. It is the capital city of Kebbi State and headquarters of the Gwandu Emirate. As of 2007 the city has an estimated population of 125,594. Formerly it was the capital of the Kebbi Emirate, which relocated to Argungu after the conquest by Gwandu in 1831.

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Located at 12.45 4.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Kebbi State, Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Kebbi State, Sokoto River


Argungu is a city in Nigeria's Kebbi State, situated on the Sokoto River. As of 2007 Argungu had an estimated population of 47,064. The city is the seat of the Argungu Emirate, a traditional state. The city is a major agricultural center for the area, with key crops including tobacco, peanuts, rice, millet, and sorghum. The city also hosts an annual international fishing competition.

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Located at 12.73 4.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Kebbi State, Populated places in Kebbi State