Balanga is a Local Government Area in the southeast of Gombe State, Nigeria, bordering Adamawa State. Its headquarters are in the town of Tallase.the most populated of the area are Muslims who have 65% and the major sporking language is waja.
It has an area of 1,626 km² and a population of 212,549 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 761.
The Loojaa settlement in Balanga Local Government Area is home to the endangered Jalaa language, (autonym bàsàrə̀n dà jàlààbè̩), a language isolate also known as Centúúm or Cen Tuum.