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Effurun is the capital town of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. It is highly populated and is a gateway into the city of Warri.

Country  Nigeria
State Delta State
LGA Uvwie
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Effurun is a privileged community in Nigeria with a Federal University of Petroleum Resource [1]

There is also a Petroleum Training Institute at Effurun There was a pipeline explosion within the area [2] which proves that the area is important and its inhabitants deserves special attention. Effurun is accessible through the airport at Osubi or through the Sapele and Warri seaports

Coordinates: 5°33′00″N 5°47′00″E / 5.5500°N 5.7833°E / 5.5500; 5.7833


  1. ^ "Buhari sings University of Petroleum Resources Bill". Vanguard. October 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "Pipeline explodes in Effurun, Delta". PremiumTimesNg. December 4, 2015.