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Ilesa Destination Guide

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Ilesa in the region of Osun with it's 277,904 residents is a city in Nigeria - some 213 mi (or 343 km) South-West of Abuja, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ilesa is now 06:43 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lagos" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Osu, Osogbo, Mokuro, Iwoye, Iwaraja or Cotonou. While being here, make sure to check out Isaobi, Irogbo, Iregun, Ipole, Ilesa and Idominasi as well. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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In Ilesa City

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Interesting facts about this location

Ilesa

Ilesa is a city located in the south west of Nigeria; it is also the name of a historic state (also known as Ijesha or Ijesa) centered around that city. The state was ruled by a monarch bearing the title of Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijesaland. The state of Ilesa consisted of Ilesa itself and a number of smaller surrounding cities. The Ijesa, a term also denoting the people of the state of Ilesa, are part of the present Osun State of Nigeria, Osun State was part of old Oyo state.

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Located at 7.62, 4.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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Oriade

Oriade is a Local Government area in the northeastern part of Osun State. It is predominantly occupied by the Ijesa people. Its capital is Ijebu-Jesa (or Ijebu Ijesha) in the north of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|41|00|N|4|49|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 465 km² and a population of 148,617 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 233.

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Located at 7.62, 4.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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Effon-Alaiye

Effon-Alaiye or Efon-Alaaye is a town in the Ekiti State of southwestern Nigeria, inhabited by Yoruba people. The population in 1983 was over 100,000.

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Located at 7.62, 4.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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Atakunmosa West

Atakunmosa West is a Local Government Area in Osun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Osu (or Oshu) in the north of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|35|00|N|4|37|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 577 km² and a population of 68,643 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 233.

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Located at 7.62, 4.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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Atakunmosa East

Atakunmosa East (is a Local Government Area in Osun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Iperindo in the east of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|30|00|N|4|49|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 238 km² and a population of 76,197 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 233.

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Located at 7.62, 4.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Local Government Areas in Osun State