Kano State was created on May 27, 1967 from the then northern region by the then regim of General Yakubu Gowon. Jigawa State was carved out of Kano State in the state creation exercise of 1991. It’s capital is Kano.
Located in North-Western Nigeria, Kano State occupies 20,131 square kilometres and is bounded to the north west by Katsina State, north-east by Jigawa State to the north-east, and south by Bauchi and Kaduna States.
Kano has numerous tourism and cultural centres which include the colorful annual Durbar, leather works and craft. There are museums and monuments which are repertoires of our rich cultural heritage.
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Abdullahi Umar GandujeExecutive Governor
Motivation: Centre of commerce Created: 27 May 1967 Capital: Kano Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks:Kano museum and Bayero science museum Other tourist attractions: JMinjibir Weaving Centre, Tiga Lake resort, Ancient Kano City Walls, Baturiya Wetland, Dala Hills, Emir of Kano’s Palace, Agauda Lake, Dawakin Tofar Pottery, Kofar Mate Dyeing Pit, Agriculture:Rice, Cotton, Garlic, Pepper, Tomatoes, Sorghum, Wheat, Hides & Skin, Hibiscus, Groundnut, Cowpea, Sesame seed Mineral Resources:Coal, Feldspar, Silver, Casseterite, Wolframite and Clay.