Ebonyi State, Nigeria

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Ebonyi State is a mainland south-eastern state of Nigeria, populated primarily by Igbos (95% of population). Its capital and largest city is Abakaliki. Afikpo is the second largest city. It is one of the six new states in Nigeria created in 1996; Ebonyi was created from the of old Abakaliki division of Enugu State and old Afikpo division of Abia State.

There are five first languages spoken in Ebonyi: Izi-Ezaa-Ikwo-Mgbo, Kukele, Legbo, Mbembe, and Oring.

Local Government Areas

Other main towns

Other major towns are Edda, Onueke, Nkalagu, Uburu, Onicha, Ishiagu, Amasiri and Okposi.