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Taraba State, in north-eastern Nigeria, is named after the Taraba River, which runs through the state’s southern region (Fula: ; romanized: Leydi Taraba). Jalingo serves as the state’s capital. The Fulani, Tiv, Mumuye, Mambilla, Wurkuns, Jukun, Kuteb, Yandang, Ndola, Itchen, Tigun, and Jibu are the major ethnic groupings. The Fulani of the Muri emirate predominate in the northern regions. The Jukun, Chamba, Tiv, Kuteb, and Ichen dominate the southern regions.The Fulani, Mambilla, and Jibu peoples make up the majority of the population in the central region. In Taraba State, there are more than 77 distinct tribes, each with their own language.
On August 27, 1991, the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida carved the Taraba state from the former Gongola state.
Nasarawa and Benue states border Taraba state to the west, Plateau state to the northwest, Bauchi and Gombe states to the north, Adamawa state to the northeast, and the Northwest Region of Cameroon to the south.
The principal rivers in the state include the Benue, Donga, Taraba, and Ibi. They originate in the Cameroonian mountains and stretch practically the whole length of the state in both the north and south to meet the River Niger.
The average annual temperature of Taraba State is 33°C, but there are high levels of cold and increased rainfall in January. Taraba State experiences 40.35% of its annual precipitation at a relative humidity of 54.98%. March typically had a high of 40.44°C with an average wind speed of 8.84 km/h in the state.