Patani is a Local Government Area in Delta State, Nigeria. It has an area of 217 km² and a population of 67,707 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 333. The headquarters of the Local Government Area is in the town of Patani.Patani is a predominantly rural area with a few small towns and villages. The main economic activities in the area are agriculture, fishing, and petty trading.
The people of Patani are predominantly ethnic Ijaw. The main language spoken in the area is Ijaw.Patani is a relatively underdeveloped area with few basic amenities. The main challenges facing the area are poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to basic healthcare and education.