Afikpo North

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Afikpo North

Afikpo
Country Nigeria
StateEbonyi State
HeadquartersAfikpo
Major city
  • Unwana
  • Amasiri
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Afikpo North is a Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the town of Ehugbo, Afikpo. Its important townships include Unwana, Itim, Ohaisu, Nkpoghoro, Ugwuegu/Amaizu, Ozizza, Amasiri, Ibii/Akpoha .

It has an area of 240kmĀ² and a population of 156,611 at the 2006 census. Its postal code is 490.[1] The major language is a more localised form of the Igbo language known as the 'Ehugbo Language'. It has a rich Igbo traditional heritage and culture and has festivals like the 'New Yam Festival' that hold at the end of the Month of August every year. Which marks the beginning of a new Traditional Year.

Notable people from Afikpo North[edit source | edit]

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  1. ā†‘ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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