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.

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  • 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[edit]

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


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