Jimeta

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Jimeta
Nickname(s): J M T
Jimeta is located in Nigeria
Jimeta
Jimeta
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 9°16′45″N 12°26′45″E / 9.27917°N 12.44583°E / 9.27917; 12.44583
Country Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
State Adamawa State
Population (1991)
 • Total 73,080

Jimeta is a town in Adamawa State, Nigeria. The town's population was 73,080 in 1991.[1] The elevation of Jimeta is 135 m,[2] and it lies along the Benue River.[1]

Jimeta and nearby Yola have interconnected histories, and, between 1935 and 1955, were unified as one town; Jimeta also serves as Yola's port.[1] Some refer to the two as "Jimeta Yola."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jimeta". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  2. ^ "Jimeta, Nigeria". Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  3. ^ Onu, Justice I (July 2005). "Report of Social Capital Household Survey Pilot in Adamawa State, Nigeria". World Bank. Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

Coordinates: 9°16′45″N 12°26′45″E / 9.27917°N 12.44583°E / 9.27917; 12.44583