Barkin Ladi (or Barakin Ladi) is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Barkin Ladi at 9°32′00″N 8°54′00″E.
It has an area of 1,032 km² and a population of 175,267 at the 2006 census. Plateau state Polytechnic is Located in this town. The postal code of the area is 932.
Languages spoken in Barkin Ladi are Berom,Foron & Gashish.