Azia (town)

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Azia is a town in the Ihiala district of Nigeria.[1] It is named after Azia Alamatugiugele who founded the settlement around 500 AD.[2]



  1. ^ Ojih 1995, p. 108.
  2. ^ Chukwudum 1986, p. 16.


  • Chukwudum, Ambrose (1986), The Ancient City of Azia: A Typical Ibo Community of Old, John West Publications, ISBN 9789781630330
  • Ojih, Mike Unoka (1995), Problems of Nigerian Youths and Their Solutions, Oye Communications

Coordinates: 5°52′44″N 6°53′10″E / 5.879°N 6.886°E / 5.879; 6.886