Shendam is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Shendam at 8°53′00″N 9°32′00″E.
It has an area of 2,477 km² and a population of 208,017 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 940.
Language spoken in Shendam is Geomai.