The Kagoro Afan National Festival derives its name from the hill (Afan). The Kagoro Hills is situated at an altitude of about 1,246 The Kagoro Hills, known as Afan Ae'gworok among the natives, is the towering elevation above the Kagoro municipality near Kafanchan in the Southern Kaduna sub-region of Northern Nigeria.
Kagoro hill is located in the town of Kagoro in Southern Kaduna. It raises a significant height above sea level and makes the area around it to be temperate like the weather in Jos, Plateau State. It is a suitable hangout spot to relax and hold a picnic because of the quietness and privacy of the hills.