Abeokuta North

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Abeokuta North
LGA
Abeokuta North is located in Nigeria
Abeokuta North
Abeokuta North
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°12′N 3°12′E / 7.200°N 3.200°E / 7.200; 3.200Coordinates: 7°12′N 3°12′E / 7.200°N 3.200°E / 7.200; 3.200
Country  Nigeria
State Ogun State
Area
 • Total 808 km2 (312 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 201,329
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 110
ISO 3166 code NG.OG.AN

Abeokuta North is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Akomoje, near Abeokuta. It has an area of 808 km² and a population of 201,329 at the 2006 census.

The local government area includes the Oyan Dam, an important source of water to the cities of Lagos and Abeokuta. Communities who rely on the Oyan lake for fishing and water supply show high levels of urinary Schistosoma infection.[1]

The postal code of the area is 110.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O. P. Akinwale, G. C. Oliveira, M. B. Ajayi, D. O. Akande, S. Oyebadejo and K. C. Okereke. "Squamous Cell Abnormalities in Exfoliated Cells from the Urine of Schistosoma haematobium-Infected Adults in a Rural Fishing Community in Nigeria". World Health & Population, 10(1) 2008: 18-22. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.