Rivers state

Rivers State Map - Local Government areas

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History Of Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt Local Government Area (PHALGA) is located in Rivers State, Southern Nigeria.  it serves as an essential hub within the Greater Port Harcourt region. The administrative seat of PHALGA is located in Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State.

PHALGA consist of two main ethnic groups: the Ikwerre and the Obulom (Abuloma). The Abuloma people, who are part of the Obulom ethnic group, speak the 'Obulom-Ochichi' language.

Port Harcourt Local Government Area is strategically positioned southeast of Ahoada, approximately 52 kilometers (32 miles) away, and northwest of Bori, around 40 kilometers (25 miles) distant. It shares borders with Okrika to the south, Eleme to the east, Obio-Akpor to the north, and Degema to the west.


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