Ise Ekiti

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Ise ekiti is divided into three quarters namely; Oraye ,Odo Ise and Erinwa respectively

Ise Ekiti
Motto(s): 
AKINLUADUSE AGBE A O Current Oba's name =Oba Ayodele Ajayi Aweloye II.
Ise Ekiti is located in Nigeria
Ise Ekiti
Ise Ekiti
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°27′36″N 5°25′12″E / 7.46000°N 5.42000°E / 7.46000; 5.42000
CountryFlag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
StateEkiti State

Ise Ekiti (Yoruba: Ìṣẹ̀-Èkìtì, also Ise) is a city in Ekiti State, Nigeria, It is the traditional home of Akinluaduse, also known as Akinluse by the inhabitants of the city. Akinluse was a great warrior in the ancient Oyo empire. Ise - Ekiti is the headquarters of [1] the Ise/Orun Local Government Area, along with Orun.[2] Its geographic coordinates are 7°27′36″N 5°25′12″E / 7.46000°N 5.42000°E / 7.46000; 5.42000Coordinates: 7°27′36″N 5°25′12″E / 7.46000°N 5.42000°E / 7.46000; 5.42000.[3] As of 2006, the Arinjale, or king, of Ise-Ekiti is Oba Ayodele Ajayi.[2] As of 2007 Ise Ekiti had an estimated population of 204,022. Making it the 44th largest city in Nigeria. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ise/Orun Local Government Area". www.nigeriacongress.org. West African Non-Governmental Organisation Network. 2004. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  2. ^ a b Archibong, Maurice (2006-07-06). "Ise Ekiti: Mirror on Nigeria's fountain of knowledge". Sun News Online. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  3. ^ Tukiainen, Matti. "Ise, Nigeria - Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times, table". Gaisma. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
  4. ^ ""The World Gazetteer"". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 2007-04-06.

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