list of the seventeen local government area in Enugu state.
Enugu State is a state in the South-east geopolitical zone of Nigeria, the Enugu Enugu was derived from of the city in the state the city’s name is Enugu which means mountain top.
this is among the top ten most developed state in Nigeria, there are seventeen local government in enugu state so far
Enugu state was created out from anambra state in the year 1991 by president Olusegun Obasanjo
Enugu state position.
Enugu state is bordered to the north by the states of Benue and Kogi, Ebonyi State to the east and southeast, Abia State to the south, and Anambra State to the west. it’s among the five states of the Igbo people in Nigeria, the remaining four states is, anambra state, Abia State, Ebonyi state and imo state.
The seventeen local government in Enugu state were already existing when the state is inside anambra state.
list of the seventeen local government area in enugu state.
here are the list of the seventeen local government area in Enugu state and some few things you should know about this local government areas .
Enugu state is made up of seventeen local government area namely.
aniri local government area of Enugu state is the biggest local government area in the state.
aniri shared boundary with Abia State and anambra state.
Aniri local government area is not too developed but it’s the biggest local government area in the state.
agwu is one of the most popular place in Enugu state as the state slogan ” coal city state” is derived from this local government area.
Enugu east .
Enugu East local government area is the capital of the state.
Enugu East shared boundary with anambra state.
this is one of the most beautiful part of Enugu as it contains some amazing places, there is also availability of many industries, among all the seveenthen local government area of Enugu, Enugu part is the most developed part, the name Enugu state was derived from this part.
Among all the seventeen local government area of Enugu state, Enugu north is the most developed part of the state.
The name of Enugu state was derived from this Enugu north and other parts of Enugu.
Enugu north was among the local government area in Enugu state with the least size of land area but this place well developed than others parts.
some of the most developed parts of Enugu state like Ogiu is located in this part.
enugu South is among the seventeen local government areas of Enugu state.
this part shared boundary with anambra state, Enugu South is one of the most developed part of Enugu state, generally, this three local government area that answer similar name ( Enugu north, Enugu east, Enugu south ) are nearly the same in terms of population, land area and development.
some of the awesome place to live in Enugu south is abakpa, obiagu, and owerri.
Ezeagu local government area in Enugu state is one of the least developed local government area in Enugu state.
Ezeagu shared boundary with other Nigeria state ( Ebonyi state and Benue state )
the most popular place in igboeze north local government area of Enugu state is ibagwa.
this ibagwa is popular due to availability of a very busy market ” Nkwo ibagwa” this market only takes place once in every four days but it’s as busy as you can never imagine.
igboeze north local government area of Enugu state shared boundary with Ebonyi state, and Benue state
igboeze South is among the seventeen local government area in Enugu state, Igbo Eze shared land boundaries with Kogi state.
many people in this igboeze speaks two languages, Igbo language and Igalla language as they live so close to Igalla people.
this local government area is popular due to the availability of a very busy market ” orie igboeze” which is located at the center of the local government.
the main part of this local government area that’s popular in the whole Nigeria is Enugu ezike
igboetiti local government area of Enugu state is not too popular as there’s no much thing in this part, the, most popular town in this local government is Ovoko, and Ehaka
isi uzo is one of the local government area of Enugu state
the only popular parts of isiuzo is Ehamufu
Nkanu East is one of the biggest local government area in Enugu state
the rate of development in this local government is moderate.
nkanu East shared boundary with anambra state and abia state.
just like Nkanu East, among the seventeen local government areas of Enugu state, Nkanu west is around the forth largest local government area in the state.
Nkanu west have many things in common with nkanu East, those two local government area were one before but it was later divided into two due to their population.
Nsukka is one of the biggest local government area in Enugu state.
in general name, places like udenu, igboeze, igboetiti and uzouwani are been referred to as Nsukka.
among the seventeen local government areas in Enugu state, Nsukka is the second most developed local government in the state
udenu local government area is located between Nsukka, and igboetiti .
among the seventeen local government areas in Enugu state, Udenu local government is the least in terms of population and land mass.
there are two town that made this local government popular as the name of the town is popular almost in the whole Nigeria, the two town is Orba and obollo
Udi local government area is one of the biggest local government area in Enugu state, it’s located between Enugu north and Nkanu
uzouwani local government area of Enugu state is well known for their farming activities.
this local government is the food basket of Enugu state
Farmers from different parts of Nigeria lives here to cultivate as their soil is very good for agricultural activities.
some agricultural goods like groundnut, rice, beans, and cassava are been supplied to different parts of the state from this local government .
uzouwani is among the least developed local government areas in Enugu state