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Motto: Oredo the greatest
Country  Nigeria
State Edo State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

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 Erediauwa 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 Sam Igbe who also is the Iyase Of Benin Kingdom late Chief Engineer Ima Igiehon, who was the Obaghayomwn of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinadion the Esama Of Benin Kingdom, Prince Adun Akenzua and many other prominent princes and chiefs.

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.