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Title: Dutse  
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Subject: Jigawa, Jigawa State, Kiri Kasama, Hadejia, Zadawa
Collection: Local Government Areas in Jigawa State, Populated Places in Jigawa State, State Capitals in Nigeria
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LGA and State Capital
Dutse is located in Nigeria
Country  Nigeria
State Jigawa State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Dutse is a city located in north western Nigeria. It is the capital city of Jigawa State. It is home to Federal University Dutse which opened in November 2011. The Jigawa State Polytechnic has its College of Business and Management Studies at Dutse.[1]


With an estimated population of 153,000 (2009),[2] Dutse is currently the largest city in Jigawa State followed by Hadejia (111,000), Gumel (43,000), and Birnin Kudu (27,000).


  1. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Dutse". World Gazetteer. Stefan Helders. Retrieved 2007-02-18. 

External links

  • Federal University Dutse official website

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