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This article is about the Local Government Area. For the kingdom of the same name, see Nembe Kingdom. For the language, see Nembe language.
LGA and town
Nembe is located in Nigeria
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
 • 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]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. 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.