Adamawa State is one of the six states which make up the North-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It shares an international boundary with the Republic of Cameroon to the East and interstate borders with Borno State to the North, Gombe State to the North-West, and Taraba State to the West and South.
Adamawa State which has 21 local government areas covers an area of 36,917 square kilometres and has a population of 3,178,950 (2006 census), 4, 248, 436 (2016 forecast).
The main ethnic groups in the state are the Chamba, Bwatiye, Fulani, Higgi, Mbula, Marghi, Kilba, Ga’anda, Lunguda, Kanakuru, Bille, Bura, Yandang, Yungur, Fali, Gude and Verre.
Christianity and Islam are the two major religions in the state although some of its inhabitants practice traditional religions.
ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES IN THE STATE (in line with the project PDO)
- Gully erosion