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The Federal Capital Territory, otherwise known as the FCT is an administrative area in central Nigeria in which Nigeria‘s capital of Abuja is located. The Federal Capital Territory is neither a state nor is it dependent on any state, rather it’s administered directly by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Office of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory otherwise known as the FCT Minister.

The Federal Capital Territory is sub-divided into six smaller administrative areas otherwise known as Local Government Area Councils. It is represented in the upper chamber of the National Assembly by a senator elected by a majority of the voting age population of the territory.

The Federal Capital Territory is located some 759.8 kilometers north-east of the commercial city of Lagos, and is bounded to the north by Kaduna State, to the east by Nasarawa State, to the south by Kogi State, and to the west by Niger State.

The Federal Capital Territory covers an area of  7,315 km².

Indigenous ethnic composition of the Federal Capital Territory include the Gbagyi, the Gwandara and the Egbira, however rapid urbanization has turned the area into a melting pot for numerous local and foreign tribes.

The History Of The Federal Capital Territory

The Federal Capital Territory Administration

Areas In The Federal Capital Territory

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is made up of 6 area councils. The 6 area councils of the Federal Capital Territory area:

The Culture Of The Federal Capital Territory

The Population Of The Federal Capital Territory

Languages Spoken In The Federal Capital Territory

The Weather In The Federal Capital Territory

Schools In The Federal Capital Territory

Hospitals In The Federal Capital Territory

Real Estate In The Federal Capital Territory

Works In The Federal Capital Territory

Markets In The Federal Capital Territory

Fun Places In The Federal Capital Territory