Kaura Namoda

Kaura Namoda is a town in Zamfara State North West Nigeria. It is located on the Gagere River (a tributary of the Rima).

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Kaura Namoda was founded in 1807 by Muhammadu Namoda who was a prince of Alibawa ruling family of Zurmi and an 18th-century military genius. It is the host for Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda, Zamfara State. Kaura-Namoda has an estimated population of 393,000 and occupy an area of 911.7 km².

Agriculture is an important aspect of the economy of Kaura Namoda with a variety of crops grown in the area while a number of domestic animals are reared and sold in the area. Other important economic activities undertaken by the people of Kaura Namoda include trade, pottery, and crafts making. Over 80 percent of the people engaged in various forms of agriculture. Major agricultural products include millet, guinea corn, maize, rice, groundnut, cotton, tobacco and beans.

It has an average temperature of 34 °C. The average humidity level in Kaura Namoda is 19 percent while the wind speed in the area is at an average of 8 km/h.

Majority of inhabitants of Kaura Namoda are Hausa and Fulani ethnic groups. The Hausa and the Fufulde languages are commonly spoken in the area while Islam is widely practiced majority of the inhabitants.

Map of Kaura Namoda

Tourist or visitors who wan to come into Kaura Namoda through air have to make use of Zamfara airport which is known as Gusau Airstrip or Gusau Airfield (IATA: QUS, ICAO: DNGU). It is an airstrip serving Gusau, the capital city of the Zamfara State in Nigeria and it’s neighboring cities.

There are some stores in Karua Namoda where visitors can go and buy any thing they want.

12.5925556.5917061 Nura Aikas frozen fish, Katsina-Gusau Road, Kaura Namoda, +234 703 015 1000. 8AM-7PM, Monday-Saturday. Nura Aikas frozen fish deals frozen fish, meat of different types, groceries, rice, beans and lots more. (updated Jun 2021)

12.8206526.6184331 Sabi’u Mai Shayi, Kaura Namoda, Nigeria, +234 803 355 9851. Sabi’u Mai Shayi is a grocery store. (updated Jun 2021)

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