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Oredo the greatest
Country Nigeria
StateEdo State
 • Total96 sq mi (249 km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Oredo is a Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in Benin City. Oredo is a local government in Edo State, and its capital city is Benin city which also the capital city of Edo State. Benin city also remain the capital city of the Benin Empire. The Oba of Benin Omo' Oba Ewuare II palace is also located here and many historic palaces and buildings are located in this city.

Oredo is home to many including the Oba of Benin, Omo Noba Nedo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediauwa, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion the Esama Of Benin Kingdom, and other prominent princes and chiefs.[citation needed]

It has an area of 249 km² and a population of 374,671 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 300.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.