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Umuahia Destination Guide

Explore Umuahia in Nigeria

Umuahia in the region of Abia with its 264,662 inhabitants is a town in Nigeria - some 245 mi or ( 394 km ) South of Abuja , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Umuahia is now 10:09 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Douala, Malabo, Uzuakoli, Umuawuchi, and Ugba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Douala . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Umuahia ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Umuahia

Umuahia is the capital of Abia State in southeastern Nigeria. Umuahia is located along the rail road that lies between Port Harcourt to Umuahia's south and Enugu city to its north. Umuahia has a population of 359,230 according to the 2006 Nigerian census. Umuahia's indigenous ethnic group are the Igbo. Umuahia is well known as being an agricultural market center since 1916.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.53 7.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Abia State, Towns in Igboland

Isuikwuato

Isuikwuato is a local government area in Abia State in southeastern Nigeria. It has an estimated population of over 50,000 people. Isuikwuato contains many natural resources like Iron ore, Kaolin etc. Oil lines flow throw Isuikwuato and there have been cases of burst pipe which have had severe effects on the local economy and environment. The major cash crops are palm oil and cassava. Isuikwuato is also home to Abia State University Uturu. Isuikwuato people are predominantly Christians.

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Located at 5.53 7.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Abia State, Local Government Areas in Igboland, Populated places in Abia State

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, originally the Federal University of Agriculture, is a federal university in Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria established as a specialized University by a Federal Government of Nigeria Decree No 48 of November 1992. It began formal activities in May 1993 with the appointment of the first Council and Vice-Chancellor Professor Placid C. Njoku on 27 May 1993, while other key officials of the University were appointed later.

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Located at 5.48 7.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Abia State, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1992, Universities and colleges in Nigeria

Okigwe

Okigwe is the second largest city in Imo state of Nigeria. The city lies between the Port Harcourt-Enugu-Maiduguri rail line. Thus has grown into a major cattle transit town for the southeast and south subregions. Okigwe has a population of 535,765 (2005 est.). Most of the population is made up of immigrant workers from other states. Okigwe city was the primary host site of the old Imo State University. Okigwe has various tourist and historical sites.

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Located at 5.48 7.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Cities in Igboland, Local Government Areas in Imo State, Populated places in Imo State

Umuekwule

Umuekwule-Afugiri is one of the eleven villages that make-up Afugiri in Ohuhu, Umuahia North LGA of Abia State, Nigeria, West Africa.

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Located at 5.60 7.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Abia State

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Umuahia