Cities In Abuja: How Many Districts, L.G.A, Villages are in Abuja

Cities In Abuja: How Many Districts, L.G.A, Villages are in Abuja

Cities in Abuja

You might be wondering about how many cities are they in Abuja? the F.C.T of Nigeria.

However, Abuja itself is a city that have been divided into three other phases.

Those three phases are phase 1, phase 2, and phase 3. Each phase has five districts except phase 3 which has four districts.

In addition, there are also five suburban districts which build up the list of Cities in Abuja with other nine satellite settlements.

In this article, I will be listing all the phase and how many cities in Abuja contain in each.

However, districts are considered as a part of the city because it subdivided the main Abuja city into a different part with residential and commercial use.

Now let me tell you what each phase are and how each district is been called.

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Phase 1

This phase contains five districts which are;

  • The Central District
  • Garki District
  • Wuse District
  • Maitama District
  • Asokoro District

However, more detail about these districts will be written down in this article after the listing.

Phase 2

Phase 2 contains five districts which are;

  • Kado District
  • Durum District
  • Gudu District
  • Utako District
  • Jabi District

Phrase 3

Phase 3 contains four districts which are;

  • Mabuchi District
  • Katampe District
  • Wuye District
  • Gwarimpa District

Suburban districts

There are five suburban districts which are:

  • Nyanya
  • Karu
  • Gwagwalada
  • Kubwa, and
  • Jukwoyi.

However, the city planner has also created a new district call Keymi district which covers the location of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport terminal and the University of Abuja permanent campus.

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Satellite Settlements

In the Abuja City along the Abuja Airport road, now address as Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Express Way.

They are a collection of satellite settlements as part of the cities in Abuja which are Lugbe, Chika, Kuchigworo as well as Pyakassa.

Other satellite settlements you will need to know are Idu (the main commercial zone), Mpape, Karimu, Gwagwa, and Dei-Dei.

However, the Dei-Dei settlement house the International Building materials market of Abuja as well as the International Livestock market.

Now let me give you more details about the districts.

The Central District

The central district of Abuja has the name implies is the central location of Abuja which consists of both residential and commercial sectors.

We usually consider it as the heart of the city because of its houses three arms zone and the business vicinity of Abuja.

However, the three arms zones are where the governmental administrative office is located.

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Garki District

Garki District is located in the southern part of the Abuja city.

the district is divided into two different areas which are Area 1 and Area 2.

If you are moving to Abuja for the first time, then you might find this confusing because of the area differentiation.

However, Garki Area 1 is the main location for commercial use only.

This area house many popular business offices, hotels and most of the administrative office in Abuja.

Garki Area 2 is mainly used for residential purpose only.

However, the most commercial structures are also situated in the area even if it only regards for residence use.

Wuse District

Wuse district is located in the northwestern part of the Abuja City.

However, you also need to know that the district is divided into seven different zones.

Each of the zones is also addressed as street and part of area 1 where federation agency and ministries are located.

You also need to note that these districts house business including Sheraton Hotel at zone 4 and NAFDAC administrative office at zone 7.

Most of the government agencies and administrative offices in this Wuse districts are located in zone 3.

Besides that, they are also Wuse area 2 which is used for residential purpose and it is different from the Wuse zone 2.

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Maitama District

Maitama District is in the northern part of the Abuja City.

If you want to discuss the cities in Abuja then Maitama District is worth mentioning.

However, this is not as one of the cities in Abuja but is part of the Abuja city where most of the thing happen.

You will be also glad to know that Maitama is one of the most expensive residential areas in Abuja where the top politician, senators, government leaders, and Embassies are located.

This particular district also have worth mention commercial building like the National Universities Commission headquarter, Independent National Electoral Commission, and Nigerian Communications Commission headquarters.

Asokoro District

Asokoro District is where the Aso Rock of the presidential villa is located in Abuja.

However, It is just one of the most exclusive areas of Abuja and top secure area in Abuja city follow by Maitama District.

Besides, these district houses every one of the Abuja lodges.

In addition, the ECOWAS secretariat, all ministers lodge of the federation as well as the diplomatic are located in this District.

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List of Local Government in Abuja.

Here is the complete list of all local governments in Abuja and subcategories it into towns and villages.

However, Abuja the FCT has only six (6) L.G.A in total.

1. Abaji

List of town and villages in this Abaji Local Governments;

  • Agyana
  • Bago
  • Bandagi
  • Dapala
  • Ebagi
  • Gbogbogo
  • Kebba
  • Manderegi
  • Nah. Tosho
  • Nahalati Sabo
  • Nuku
  • Panagana
  • Rimba
  • Uboshenu
  • Yawule

2. Abuja

List of town and villages in this Abuja Local Governments;

  • Kpace
  • Kularida
  • Kutara
  • Kwago
  • Kwakwa
  • Kyawu
  • Lafia Yaba
  • Managi
  • Nadichi
  • Nagun
  • Nassarawa
  • Nowog
  • Nyembo
  • Pako Base
  • Panagu
  • Pandaji
  • Pankuru
  • Panpari
  • Piowe
  • Sabongida
  • Sarowo-Abdu
  • Selifulyu
    Shadad
  • Soitan
  • Takpeshi
  • Talpa
  • Tanaga
  • Wapa
  • Yelwa
  • Yelwa Gawu
  • Zuwa

3. Bwari

List of town and villages in this Bwari Local Governments;

  • Apugye
  • Barago
  • Baran Rafi
  • Barangoni
  • Barapa
  • Bazango Bwari
  • Bunko
  • Byazhi
  • Chikale
  • Dankoru
  • Dauda
  • Donabayi
  • Duba
  • Dutse Alhaji
  • Gaba
  • Gidan Babachi
  • Galuwyi
  • Gidan Baushe
  • Gidan Pawa
  • Gudupe
  • Gutpo
  • Igu
  • Jigo
  • Kaima
  • Karaku
  • Karawa
  • Kasaru
  • Katampe
  • Kawadashi
  • Kawu
  • Kikumi
  • Kimtaru
  • Kogo
  • Kubwa
  • Kuchibuyi
  • Kuduru
  • Kurumin Daudu
  • Kute
  • Kwabwure
  • Panda
  • Panunuki
  • Paspa
  • Payi
  • Piko
  • Rugan S/Fulani
  • Ruriji
  • Sabon Gari
  • Sagwari
  • Shere
  • Simape
  • Sumpe
  • T/Danzaria
  • T/Manu
  • Tokulo
  • Tudun Wada
  • Tunga Bijimi
  • Tunga-Adoka
  • Tungan Sarkin
  • Ushafa
  • Yaba
  • Yajida
  • Yaupe
  • Yayidna
  • Zango
  • Zuma

4. Gwagwalada

List of town and villages in this Gwagwalada Local Governments;

  • Agota
  • Akwayi
  • Akyakyata
  • Alu wamo
  • Anguwar  Hausawa
  • Anguwar Sarki
  • Atopi
  • Auguwar-Madaki
  • Bargada Bassa
  • Basan Zuba
  • Bassa
  • Biyu
  • Boka
  • Chaboda
  • Chitumu
  • Chzako
  • Dabagayi
  • Dada
  • Dada  Gongo
  • Dadabiri
  • Damin Kara
  • Dawaki
  • Didan Tujura
  • Diko
  • Dikwa Gwari
  • Dikwa Kotwa
  • Dobi
  • Doni
  • Doruwa
  • Eabodo
  • Garin Godoso
  • Gbadolo
  • Gerin Angulu
  • Gidan Ango
  • Gidan Bala
  • Goi
  • Gidan Dandu
  • Gidan Gade
  • Goi Sabo
  • Gidan Golo
  • Gidan Yaro
  • Gongo
  • Gulupe
  • Gurebare
  • Gurfa Gongo
  • Gurfata
  • Gurfata Sabo
  • Gwako
  • Gwale
  • Gwari
  • Gwaywalada
  • Gyabiri
  • Hanagada Abdu
  • Hanagada Bassa
  • Ibbo
  • Ibwa
  • Ibwa Sarki
  • Ikwa
  • Isom Bassa
  • Isom Fulani
  • Jalita Gongo
  • Jigodo I
  • Jiwape
  • Kace Bassa
  • Kace Sabo
  • Kaburufi
  • Kace Sarki
  • Kaida Bassa
  • Kalangu
  • Kaida Gwari
  • Kaida Sabo
  • Kasanki
  • Kpatawuro
  • Kutabwche
  • Kutunku
  • Kuturpe
  • Kwalikuzi
  • Lafiya
  • Ledi
  • Ledi Sabo
  • Madaki Abuche
  • Maikaraya
  • Maje Bassa
  • Maje Tsoho
  • Makama
  • Momo Sabo
  • Pabeyi
  • Pagada
  • Pagena I
  • Paiken Korce
  • Paiko
  • Pajana II
  • Pako
  • Paso Gwari
  • Pass Kutawa
  • Patte
  • Rafin Zurfi
  • Rain Zurfi
  • S/Ganuwa
  • Sabo
  • Saboda
  • Sabon Gari
  • Shaga I
  • Shaga II
  • Shajantara
  • Shanagu
  • Shara Bassa
  • Shibo
  • Shibo Bassa
  • Shida
  • Shidhida
  • Shinge
  • Soko
  • Tsagban Siji
  • Tsaunia Kura
  • Tsudna
  • Tundun Wada
  • Tungan Adamu
  • Tungan Auta
  • Tunga Makeri
  • Tungan D. Kolo
  • Tungan Giwa
  • Tung Tsauni
  • Tungan Jika
  • Tungan Kakaki
  • Wagu Wase-Gyan
  • Tungan Ladan
  • Tungan M. Hassan
  • Tungan Maikasuwa
  • Ung. Bassa
  • Tungan Pada
  • Tungan S. Pada
  • Ung Gade
  • Tungan Salihu
  • Tungan Tsauni
  • Ung. Bassa
  • Ung. Gwari
  • Wuma
  • Wumi
  • Wurumbi
  • Wuye-Wuye
  • Yaluan Ibwa
  • Yemipe
  • Zuba

5. Kuje

List of town and villages in this Kuje Local Governments;

  • Damwa
  • Achmbi
  • Aduga
  • Agwai
  • Atsauna
  • Baban Kurmi
  • Bamishi
  • Banayi II
  • Barayi Pada
  • Bugako
  • Buzunkure
  • Chegasu
  • Chibiri
  • Chida
  • Chukuku
  • Dafara
  • Damakusa
  • Damangata
  • Dibe Pada
  • Dibepe
  • Dubia
  • Dudagwari Yamma
  • Dude
  • Duma
  • Duriya
  • Fafere Tsolo
  • Gadoro Pada
  • Gafere Sabo
  • Ganagu Sabo
  • Ganaju Sabo
  • Gando
  • Gashe
  • Gaube
  • Gawu
  • Gbebasa
  • Genge-Pada
  • Gidan Jatau
  • Gidan-Bawa
  • Gidid Gwari
  • Gidigwai II
  • Ginagu Gwari
  • Gonge
  • Gumayi
  • Gunagu Gwari
  • Gunfufu
  • Gwadaji
  • Gwape II
  • Gwari
  • Gwau-Kurmi
  • Gyawu
  • Iye
  • Jaida II
  • Jeli
  • Jigwa Isoho
  • Jigwa Sabo
  • Kabi
  • Kabikasa
  • Kahodahanmu
  • Kamo G.
  • Kanzo
  • Kapa
  • Kasada
  • Kashemolo
  • Kiyi
  • Kiyi Basa
  • Ksayarda Hausa
  • Kiyi Ganara
  • Kiyizhi
  • Ksayarda Sabo
  • Kuja Pada
  • Kusaki
  • Kutada
  • Kutunibo
  • Kutuop
  • Kwaku
  • Lafiya
  • Lafiya Gwari
  • Lamiga
  • Lanto
  • Madatta
  • Maugi
  • Mogada
  • Nufawa
  • Padahi
  • Paggi
  • Pami
  • Pasali
  • Peki
  • Pima
  • Rubokya
  • S/Gwari Genge
  • Sabon Gwaria
  • Sauka
  • Shaji
  • Sketuko
  • Takwa Gwari
  • Takwa Hausawa
  • Tuage
  • Tude
  • Tukpeki
  • Tukuba I
  • Tukuba II
  • Tunbwa
  • Uge
  • Ungwar Galadime
  • Wumi
  • Yalwa
  • Yamma
  • Yanga
  • Zangon Kara
  • Zilu

6. Kwali

List of town in this Kwali Local Governments;

  • Pai
  • Dafa
  • Yangoji
  • KilanKwa
  • Kwali
  • Yebu
  • Gumbo
  • Ashara
  • Wako

However, I have not list the villages which you can find it on NigeriaZipCodes.

Cities In Abuja

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