Anambra State, Nigeria

Map of Anambra StateExecutive Governor
Willie Obiano
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Population: 4,182,032 (2006 Estimate)     Alias: Light of the Nation
Chief Judge:: Justice Peter Umeadi.
Speaker, House of Assembly: Rt Hon. Barr. Rita Maduagwu

Political Map of Anambra State of Nigeria GENERAL INFORMATION
Anambra State was created in 1976 from the then of East Central State by the regime of General Murtala Mohammed with capital at Enugu. A further state creation exercise by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida on 27th August 1991 divided Anambra into two states, Anambra and Enugu. The capital of present day Anambra State is Awka.

Anambra state is bounded by Delta and Edo States to the west, Imo and Rivers States to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north. Anambra State derives it's name from Anambra River that traverses the state.

The main towns of Anambra state are Awka, Onitsha, Nnewi, Obosi, Ihiala, Aguata,Uli, Abagana, Alor, Atani, Nkpor, Umuoji, Umunachi, Umudioka, Unubi, Umunya, Umuleri, Aguleri, Oba, Ojoto, Eziowele, Igbukwu, Ichi, Ichida, Oraifite, Ozubulu, Akwaukwu, Uke, Ukpo, Ogidi, Okija, Oraukwu, Otu-ocha, Nnobi, Adazi Nnukwu, Adazi Enu, Adazi Ani, Nanka, Nnewi

Anambra is rich in natural gas, crude oil, bauxite, ceramics and almost 100 percent arable soil. Most of its natural resources remain largely untapped.

The people are very industrious, and most of the industrial base of the state is private sector driven, spanning from agro-allied, automobile and manufacturing situated mostly in the Nnewi insustrial belt. Onitsha market is reputed to be the bigget in West Africa.

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