Bebeji

Bebeji is a Local Government Area within the Nigerian state of Kano. It has its headquarters in the city of Bebeji.

As of the 2006 census, it had a land area of 717 km2 and a population of 188,859 people.

711 is the zip code of the region.

Bebeji is situated 45 kilometres southwest of Kano and has an estimated population of 350,346. It is in close vicinity to Bagauda dam, which provides the majority of Bebeji’s potable water.

The federal government has recently approved a dam in Bebeji to complement Bagauda dam, which is occasionally prone to structural breakdowns.

Bebeji is also home to the 1964-designated landmark Habe mosque. The town is known to have an abundance of ilmenite, a mineral containing titanium oxide that is weakly magnetic.

In 1877, Alhaji Alhassan Dantata was born in the town of Bebeji. He was a wealthy trader in the early 1990s and the father of successful businesspeople in the old city of Kano, including the late Alhaji Sanusi Dantata and Alhaji Aminu Dantata. Alhaji Sani Babanyaya, Alhaji Amadu Dankofa, etc., are among the prominent people who resided and died in the city.

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