Borno State quick profile
Nickname(s): Home of Peace
Location of Borno State in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°30′N 13°00′E
Country Nigeria
Date created3 February 1976
CapitalMaiduguri
 
GovernorKashim Shettima (APC)
Deputy GovernorUsman Mamman Durkwa
Senators
 
 • Total Area57,799 km2 (22,316 sq mi)
 • Total Population4,171,104
 • Rank12th of 36
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
 
Time zoneWAT (UTC+01)