Katsina is a state found in Nigeria It has a capital- Katsina. The city’s population was just about 400 thousand in 2015. That is why it is the biggest city in the state at present. The state was created in 1987.
Katsina is founded by Kimayo and before the Fulani's conquest was a significant place of learning and a merchant center of the trans-Sahara trading. It is situated in the north of Nigeria.
The total area is 24,193 km2. By the way. It should be also mentioned that Katsina grew up from the Kaduna state in 1987.
The biggest ethnical group are the Hausa people. Talking about the religious aspect, Muslim is the dominant faith. The most significant edifice is Gobarau Minaret.
Two climate zones can be pointed out in Katsina state. They are the tropical continental and semi-arid continental. The southern towns are Funtua and Dutsimma. During the year rainfall number varies from 750mm to 950mm. To tell the truth, changed in climate are really notable in different months.
There are two rows in each regional government. They are the executives and legislatures. The executive wing is forged by the chairman. The others contain the officer's headings and different institutions. Speaker is one of the main people in a legislative sphere.
There are many very remarkable people in this Katsina state: Sheikh Ja'afar Mahmud Adam (the creator of Boko Haram), Hamza Rafindadi Zayyad (the creator of the Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization in Nigeria), Mamman Shata (a famous instrumentalist), Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem (leader of “ African Justice) and many others.
To tell the truth, Katsina state is not full of diverse mineral resources. Among them, it can be identified salt, marble, and kaoline. The others are badly developed.
There are also interesting sightseeing for visitors, such as Gobarau Minaret (this minaret was built approximately 300 years ago), Katsina City Gates, Emirs Palaces in Katsina and Daura, National Museum (Established in 1921, many artifacts have been collected from different cities and states). If you are interested in Katsina state news, you are welcome to visit Naij.com and see more Katsina news. Hurry up! The tidings have been already waiting for you.