Gombe state is found in the northern part of Nigeria. It was the former capital of Bauchi state. Gombe state was formed via carving from Bauchi state, on the 1st of October, 1996.
It has 11 local governments. Gombe state shares boundaries with six (6) states.
The mainstay of the economy is agriculture.
They produce main crops like cotton, maize, groundnut, millet, guinea corn, etc. There's also a major interest in cattle rearing and ranches.
Its capital is Gombe. It is nicknamed, Jewel in the Savannah. Some of the major towns are Kuma, dadinkowa,etc. It has an abundance of natural resources, they are; iron, coal, gold, limestone, columbite, antimony, granite, sand, granite sand, laterite, lead, zinc, etc.