Kano State, Nigeria
Guide to Kano State, Nigeria ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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InformationKano State is a state located in North-Western Nigeria. Created on May 27, 1967 from part of the Northern Region, Kano state borders Katsina State to the north-west, Jigawa State to the north-east, and Bauchi and Kaduna states to the south. The capital of Kano State is Kano.
The state originally included Jigawa State which was made a separate state in 1991.
The official language of Kano State is English but the Hausa language is commonly spoken. Ibrahim Ado-Kurawa.
The state is mostly populated by Hausa people.
Local Government Areas
- Brief History of Kano 999 to 2003 (retrieved 12 April 2010)