Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt

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Trans Amadi
Coordinates: 4°48′53″N 7°2′14″E / 4.81472°N 7.03722°E / 4.81472; 7.03722Coordinates: 4°48′53″N 7°2′14″E / 4.81472°N 7.03722°E / 4.81472; 7.03722
Country Nigeria
StateRivers State
LGAObio-Akpor
CityPort Harcourt
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Zip code
500102

Trans Amadi is a thousand-hectare (2,500-acre) industrial area, as well as a diverse residential neighborhood, in the city of Port Harcourt. Situated at 4°48'53" N latitude and 7°2'14" E longitude, the neighborhood supports a strong manufacturing sector and is considered to be a major industrial zone in Port Harcourt. Materials such as glass bottles, tires, aluminium and paper have production plants in the area.[1]

Trans Amadi lies in the north and is bordered by D/line in the south west, Woji township to the east and Rumuola to the north west. The main abattoir of the city is also located along Trans Amadi.[1][2][3]

As of June 2003, there are 248 new and completed residential units existing with previous estimates of the total number of dwellings in the neighborhood.[4]

Education[edit]

The major schools providing educational services within the Trans Amadi axis are:

  • Trans Amadi International School, 32 St. Andrew's Street, Rumuobiakani. A privately operated mainstream school serving the 2 to 11 age range.[5]
  • Dietams International Schools, Plot 85/86 Federal Housing Estate.[6]
  • Graceland International School

Landmarks[edit]

Port Harcourt Zoo[edit]

Port Harcourt's major zoological park, which is the Port Harcourt Zoo is located in Trans Amadi. The zoo was first opened to the public on October 1, 1975.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Trans Amadi Industrial Layout (Port Harcourt)". Wikimapia. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  2. ^ "Port Harcourt (Nigeria)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  3. ^ "Spatio-temporal Distribuution, Abundance and Species Composition of Zooplankton of Woji-okpoka Creek, Port Harcourt, Nigeria". researchgate.net. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  4. ^ "Port Harcourt Trans-Amadi Estate Completes 248 Houses". AllAfrica.com. AllAfrica Global Media. 2003-06-20. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  5. ^ "Trans Amadi International School". tais-school.com. Retrieved 2014-05-18.
  6. ^ "Dietams International Schools emerges best in Port Harcourt". The Neighbourhood Newspaper. 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2014-05-18. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  7. ^ "Rivers State – "Treasure Base Of The Nation"". Cometonigeria.com. Retrieved 2014-06-07.

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