Anambra State (Home For All)
Chief (Dr.) Willie Obiano
Dr. Nkem Okeke
Creation: Created on 27 August 1991
Major Cities : Onitsha and Nnewi, Ogidi, Obosi, Ihiala, Amichi, Uga
Geographic Profile: The State covers an area of 4,416sq km, has tropical rain forest vegetation, humid climate with a temperature of about 87F and a rainfall of between 152cm- 203cm. It is situated on rolling flat land on the eastern plains of the River Niger, the State has a population of 4,055,048 people, according to the 2006 census and it shares boundaries with Abia, Delta, Enugu, Imo and Kogi States.
Economic Profile: Natural gas, crude oil, bauxite, ceramic and has an almost 100 percent arable soil.
Occupation: Trading and handworks
Ethnic profile: The indigenous ethnic group in Anambra state are the Igbos (98% of population) and a small population of Igala (2% of the population) who live in the North Western part of the state.
Local Government Area (LGAs): Anambra State has 21 local Government Areas, as listed below:
Aguata; Awka North; Awka South; Anambra East; Anambra West; Anaocha; Ayamelum; Dunukofia; Ekwusigo; Idemili North; Idemili South; Ihiala; Njikoka; Nnewi North; Nnewi South; Ogbaru; Onitsha North; Onitsha South; Orumba North; Orumba South; Oyi.
Raw Materials Distribution in Anambra State
|S/N||LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA||MINERAL RAW MATERIALS||AGRO RAW MATERIALS|
|Maize, Rice, Piggery, Yam, Cassava, Poultry, Kola, Palm produce|
|2||ANAMBRA EAST||Kaolin, Clay, Natural gas, Petroleum.||Cassava, Potato, Rice, Yam, Pigeon Pea (Fio-fio), Fishery, Melon, Kolanuts, Maize, Fruits, Poultry, Piggery|
|3||ANAMBRA WEST||Natural gas, Petroleum||
Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Fruits, Poultry.
|4||ANIOCHA||Rice, Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Beans, Castor oil seeds, Fruits, Poultry, Piggery|
|5||AWKA SOUTH||Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Rice, Maize, Pigeon Pea, Melon, Plantain, Banana, Citrus, Rabbitery.|
|6||AYAMELUM||Clay, Kaolin||Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Cocoyam, Melon, Fruits|
|7||DUNUKOFIA||Yam, Cassava, Cocoyam, Melon, Fruits, Pigeon Pea.
|8||EKWUSIGO||Kaolin, Clay||Cassava, Cocoyam, Castor oil seeds.|
Maize Cassava, Cocoyam, Palm produce, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Poultry.
Cassava, Cocoyam, Palm produce, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Poultry.
Palm produce, Cassava, Yam, Melon, Maize, Pigeon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Fruits.
Yam, Maize, Cassava, Melon, Palm produce, Plantain, Banana, Fruits, Cocoyam.
|13||NNEWI NORTH||Lignite||Yam, Palm produce, Cassava, Cocoyam, Maize, Melon, Fruits, Poultry|
|14||NNEWI SOUTH||Kaolin, Clay||Palm produce, Yam, Maize, Cassava, Fruits.|
|15||OGBARU||Natural gas, Petroleum||Rice, Yam, Cassava, Fishery, Castor oil seeds, Kola nut, Poultry.|
|16||ONITSHA NORTH||Lignite, Pyrite||Yam, Cassava, Fruits|
|17||ONITSHA SOUTH||Lignite, Pyrite||Yam, Cassava, Fruits|
|18||ORUMBA NORTH||Laterite clay||
Rice, Palm produce, Cassava, Melon, Fruits, Plantain, Banana, Poultry, Fishery.
|19||ORUMBA SOUTH||Laterite clay||
Rice, Palm produce, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Cocoyam, Fruits, Poultry, Castor oil seeds.
|20||OYI||Pyrite||Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Potatoes, Fishery.|
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