LGA and town
|o Total||1,200 km2 (500 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.KO.AN|
It has an area of 1,200 km² and a population of 267,353 at the 2006 census.
By 2016, the population had swelled to 359,300.
The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the Local Government Area.