|• Total||795 km2 (307 sq mi)|
|Population (2006 census)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix||402|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.EN.NE|
Communities in Nkanu East Local Government Area include Akpawfu, Ugbakwa, Nkerefi,Mburubu, Nomeh Unateze, Nara Unateze, Owoh, Ubahu, Amaechi idodo, Ama nkanu, Oruku, Amagunze and Ihuokpara. Ihuokpara,as one of the most prominent towns in Nkanu-East has an ancient history that cannot be ignored when Nkanu and widely,Enugu State is discussed. Owoh village is famous for its Traditional Masquerade (Omaba)
Akpawfu village is famous for it traditional masquerade (omaba), special palm wine tapping (akwuru Akpawfu), all type of palm produce ( palm oil, nut and cannel) and farming.
The local Council, that was formed around 1983 has not advanced the area very much in terms of basic amenities like electricity, hospitals, modern housing and schools. Nkanu East Cut off From Modernity. Hopefully this will improve over time.
It has an area of 795 km² and a population of 148,774 at the 2006 census.
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