Cross River state

Cross River State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created November 29, 2021
  • Capital Ikom Town
  • LGA Chairman Kingsley Egumi
  • Land Area 1,961 km sq (757 sq mi)
  • Population 162,383 ( 2006 census)
  • GDP

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History Of Ikom

Ikom Local Government AreaI is in Cross River State, Nigeria. The headquarters of Ikom Local Government Area is in the town of Ikom, situated in the east of the area on the Cross River and the A4 highway at coordinates 5°57′40″N 8°42′39″E.

Ikom has a total land area of 1,961 square kilometers (757 sq mi). As of the 2006 census, Ikom Local Government Area had a population of 162,383 inhabitants.

Ikom Local Government Area is divided into 11 council wards, including Abanyum, Yala-Nkum, Olulumo, Ofutop I, Ofutop II, Nta/Nselle, Nde, Abijinkpor, Ikom Urban, Akparabong, Nnam.
Ethnic Affiliations and Languages:

Ikom LGA hosts members of different ethnic affiliations such as the Ejagham and the Yakum. The Ofutop Bakor, Yala, and Ejagham languages are spoken in the LGA. The postal code for Ikom Local Government Area is 551.


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