Tanke is a residential area off the University Road, Ilorin city in Kwara State. It is popular for being a settlement for students of the University of Ilorin. The area houses places such the Tanke Market, Tanke Reservoir and the former Tanke Sawmill. The Jathropha Plantation, Palm Plantation and Moringa Plantation are in the close proximity to the area. Tanke is central to Ilorin and has a good road network that connects it to other parts of the city.