Ifelodun, Kwara

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Ifelodun
Ifelodun local government area
Country Nigeria
StateKwara State
SeatShare
Time zoneUTC+1 (WATGMT)
Area code(s)004
Websitewww.ifelodunkwara.org.ng

Ifelodun is a local government area in Kwara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the town of Share.[1]

The people of Ifelodun are Yorubas and mostly of Igbomina origin with roots in Ife, Oyo and Ketu. Much of the Ifelodun domain was overtaken by the Afonja/Alimi era and annexed to the present Ilorin enclave.

It has an area of 3,435 km² and a population of 206,042 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 241.[2] It includes at least 43 villages and towns.

Religion[edit]

There are three main religious groups,

  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Others (Ifa, Sango, Elegun/Mascurade, Opele, etc.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ifelodun Local Government Area". Kwara State Government. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.