South South Nigeria

South South Nigeria is a region of Nigeria composed of the following states: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, and Rivers.


Map of South South Nigeria


  • 1 Agbarho — centre of the Agbarho kingdom, and home of the Urhobo tribes
  • 2 Asaba — The administrative capital of Delta State
  • 3 Benin City — one of the oldest cities in Nigeria, dating back to pre-colonial times
  • 4 Bonny Island — island town that traditionally served as the seat for the Kingdom of Bonny
  • 5 Calabar — a charming city that is one of the oldest trading centres in Nigeria
  • 6 Port Harcourt — a gulf city that is the centre for the oil industry in the country
  • 7 Uyo
  • 8 Warri — a major city for crude oil industry
  • 9 Yenagoa -- Central hub for both market activities and administrative functions in a predominantly agricultural area.

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This is where the oil wealth of Nigeria originates, which has led to environmental degradation of its extreme south in the mangroves, rivers, and swamps facing the Atlantic.

Get in


Get around



  • Park Vega Waterpark
  • Bayelsa National Forest
  • Discovery Park
  • Yenagoa Peace Park
  • Obudu Mountain Resort
  • Agbokim waterfalls
  • Benin City National Museum
  • Garden City Amusement Park







Stay safe


Do not go out at night, especially women, cases of rape is common in Edo.



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