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LGA and town
Kontagora is located in Nigeria
Coordinates: 10°24′N 5°28′E / 10.400°N 5.467°E / 10.400; 5.467
Country Nigeria
StateNiger State
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilAlhaji Ahmad Attahiru (Baban Makaranta)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Kontagora is a major town on the south bank of the Kontagora River in north-west Niger State, Nigeria. It is the capital city of the Kontagora Emirate; the Niger state governor also come from Kontagora. On December 15, 1995, the Roman Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora was established here. St Michael’s Cathedral is the seat of the apostolic vicar.

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Coordinates: 10°24′11″N 5°28′23″E / 10.403°N 5.473°E / 10.403; 5.473