Uruan

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Uruan
Nickname(s): 
Uruan Inyang Atakpo
Uruan is located in Nigeria
Uruan
Uruan
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 5°02′0″N 8°03′0″E / 5.03333°N 8.05000°E / 5.03333; 8.05000Coordinates: 5°02′0″N 8°03′0″E / 5.03333°N 8.05000°E / 5.03333; 8.05000
Country Nigeria
StateAkwa Ibom State
CapitalIdu
Biggest VillageNdon Ebom
Government
 • TypeDemocracy
 • Executive ChairmanRt.Hon.Henry Isaiah Udofia
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Uruan is located in the south of Nigeria and is a Local Government Area of the Akwa Ibom State.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][self-published source]

Uruan Local Government Area was created in 1988 from the Uyo Local Government Area. It covers an approximate land mass of 449km2. Its population, according to the 2016 Census is 164,000 [8]

The area lies in the rain forest belt with extensive arable land and the region abounds with the wild life, raffia palm and timber. The rich coastal plains support the cultivation of crops such as cassava, maize, etc.[9]

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  1. ^ "A-Ibom Assembly passes Criminal Justice Administration Bill - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. 2017-03-22. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  2. ^ "Uruan Residents Laud Governor Emmanuel For Road Construction • Channels Television". Channels Television. 2016-12-28. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  3. ^ "Breaking: Court sacks Senator Bassey Albert Akpan - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  4. ^ "Pregnant woman dies of Lassa fever in Calabar; doctors, nurses isolated". Retrieved 2017-03-22.
  5. ^ Hackett, Rosalind I. J. (1989-01-01). Religion in Calabar: The Religious Life and History of a Nigerian Town. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110114812.
  6. ^ Akak, Eyo Okon (1986-01-01). The Palestine Origin of the Efiks. Akak and Sons.
  7. ^ Clasberry, Emma Umana (2010-04-01). African Culture Through Proverbs. Xlibris Corporation. ISBN 9781450068376.
  8. ^ "Akwa Ibom (State, Nigeria) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-06-26.
  9. ^ "Uruan Local Government Area | IbomYellowPages". www.ibomyellowpages.com. Retrieved 2019-06-26.