Cross River state

Cross River State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created November 29, 2021
  • Capital Ugep
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History Of Yakurr

Yakurr Local Government Area is in Cross River State, Nigeria. The capital of Yakurr LGA is the town of Ugep. The LGA was carved out of Obubra Local Government in 1987.

Yakurr has a total area of 670 square kilometers. As of the 2006 census, Yakurr LGA had a population of 196,450 inhabitants. The postal code for Yakurr Local Government Area is 543.

Yakurr shares boundaries with the Biase, Abi, Obubra, and Akamkpa LGAs. Major settlements in the LGA include Ugep, Mkpani, Idomi, Ekori, Inyima, Nko, Assiga, Agoi Ibami, Agoi Ekpo, and Agoi Efreke.
Ethnic Group and Language:

Yakurr LGA is predominantly occupied by members of the Yako ethnic group. The Lokaa language is commonly spoken in the LGA.


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