Daura is a city, emirate, and Local Government Area in Katsina State, northern Nigeria. |||} Nigeria has 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs Each local government area is administered by a Local Government Council consisting of a chairman who is the Chief Demographics The state is mostly Muslim and the Hausa people (sometimes grouped with the Fulani as Hausa-Fulani) are the largest ethnic group Nigeria, officially named the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal Constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and one Federal It is the spiritual home of the Hausa people. The Hausa are a Sahelian people chiefly located in the West African regions of northern Nigeria and southeastern Niger.
Daura is the city that Bayajidda, a figure from Hausa mythology, arrived at after his trek across the Sahara. Bayajidda ( Hausa: Bàyā̀jiddà also known as Abuyazidu) is a character from the mythology of the Hausa people of northern Nigeria and the The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى aṣ-ṣaḥrā´ al-kubra, "The Great Desert" is the world's largest hot Desert and the world's second largest  Once there, he killed a snake (named Sarki) who prevented the people from drawing water from the well, and the local queen, Magajiya Daurama, married him out of gratitude; one of their seven children was named Daura.  The well in Daura where Bayajidda is said to have slew Sarki is housed in a museum and has become a tourist attraction. A tourist attraction is a place of interest where Tourists visit typically for its inherent or exhibited cultural value historical significance natural or built beauty or 
Daura is an emirate, and is referred to as one of the "seven true Hausa states" (Hausa Bakwai) because it was, (along with Biram, Kano, Katsina, Zaria (Zazzau), Gobir, and Rano), ruled by the descendants of Bayajidda's sons with Daurama and Magaram, (his first wife). An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Arab Monarch styled Emir. The Hausa Kingdoms were a collection of independent city-states situated between the Niger River and Lake Chad. The Hausa Kingdoms were a collection of independent city-states situated between the Niger River and Lake Chad. Hadejia (also Hadeja, previously Biram) is a Hausa Town in eastern Jigawa State, northern Nigeria. Kano is the administrative center of the Kano State and the third largest City in Nigeria, in terms Katsina is also an alternative spelling the Pueblo religious practices of Kachina. Zaria is a major city in Kaduna State in Northern Nigeria. First known as Zazzau it was one of the original seven Hausa city-states. Gobir was a city-state in what is now Nigeria. Founded by the Hausa in the eleventh century Gobir was one of the seven original kingdoms of Hausaland,  As of 2007, Daura still has an emir. 
In 1805, during the Fulani War, Daura was taken over by Fulani warrior Malam Ishaku, who set up an emirate. The Fulani War of 1804 - 1810, also known as the Fulani Jihad or Jihad of Usman dan Fodio, was a military conquest in present day Nigeria The Fula or Fulbe or Fulani (the latter being an Anglicisation of the word in their language Fulɓe) are an ethnic group of An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Arab Monarch styled Emir. The Hausa set up rival states nearby, and the ruler of one, Malam Musa, was made the new emir of Daura by the British in 1904. See also Nigeria Early history See also Early Nigerian history Recent archaeological research has shown that people were already living in southwestern  Once part of Kaduna State, Daura became part of the new Katsina State in 1987. Geography History The state is the successor to the old Demographics The state is mostly Muslim and the Hausa people (sometimes grouped with the Fulani as Hausa-Fulani) are the largest ethnic group 
The University of California's African American Studies Department refers to Daura, as well as Katsina, as having been "ancient seats of Islamic culture and learning. The University of California ( UC) is a Public university system in the state of California. " However, the city also has a Roman Catholic church, St Gabriel's Catholic Church. 
In 2003, Lawal Garba, a member of the All Nigeria Peoples Party, was elected as Daura's representative to the House of Representatives of Nigeria. The All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP is a Conservative Political party in Nigeria. The House of Representatives of Nigeria is the Lower house of the country's Bicameral National Assembly. His term expires in 2007. 
Daura's population was estimated as 25,151 as of 1972, the geographic coordinates are 13. 0364 and 8. 3178, and the elevation is 474 m. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International  According to the MARA/ARMA organization, malaria affects Daura for four to six months of the year, and is "endemic and seasonal. Malaria is a vector -borne Infectious disease caused by Protozoan Parasites It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions including " In 2005, after an outbreak of measles in Katsina State, Daura became one of five training centers for workers who were to carry out immunization. Measles (rubeola is a Disease caused by a virus specifically a Paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus.