Nembe

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Nembe
LGA and town
Nembe is located in Nigeria
Nembe
Nembe
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 4°32′N 6°17′E / 4.533°N 6.283°E / 4.533; 6.283Coordinates: 4°32′N 6°17′E / 4.533°N 6.283°E / 4.533; 6.283
Country  Nigeria
State Bayelsa State
Area
 • Total 760 km2 (290 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 130,931
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 562
ISO 3166 code NG.BY.NE

Nembe is a Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Nembe in the east of the area at4°32′22″N 6°24′01″E / 4.53944°N 6.40028°E / 4.53944; 6.40028.

It has an area of 760 km² and a population of 130,931 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 562.[1] Much of the area of the LGA is occupied by the Edumanom National Forest.

The city is the base for the Nembe Kingdom, a traditional state.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen (2000). A comparative study of thirty city-state cultures: an investigation. Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. p. 534. ISBN 87-7876-177-8.