Ekwulumili


Ekwulumili

Ekwulumili with a population of over fifty thousand citizens is located in Nnewi South Local Government Area (county) in Anambra State, southeastern Nigeria. It is 22 miles (35 kilometers) south east of the metropolitan commercial city of Onitsha. It shares boundaries in the north with the town of Igbo-Ukwu, in the south with the towns of Osumenyi and Akwa-Ihedi, in the east with the towns of Unubi and Ezinifite and in the west with the town of Amichi.Cite web|url=http://www.thisdayonline.com/archive/2002/01/19/20020119let01.html|title=Clarion Call on Nnewi-South People|accessdate=2008-02-08|year=2004-11-16|work=ThisDay ]

The geographical coordinates for Ekwulumili are 5.97N latitude, 7.02E longitude and 459 feet (140 meters) above sea level.Cite web|url=http://ekwulumili.com/|title=Town of Ekwulumili|accessdate=2008-02-08] Although it is located within the rainforest belt, the town has marked dry and wet seasons typical of the West African region.

Among schools, festivalsCite web|url=http://www.sunnewsonline.com/webpages/features/travels/2007/nov/22/Travel-22-11-07-001.htm|title=Mbido Igbo Fiesta Opens Today|accessdate=2008-02-08|year=2007-11-22|author=Maurice Archibong|work=Daily Sun] and other cultural institutions, Ekwulumili is the future home to a National Craft Centre. Cite web|url=http://www.sunnewsonline.com/webpages/features/travels/2007/oct/18/Travel-18-10-07-001.htm|title=Igbo Ukwu Unreported|accessdate=2008-02-08|year=2007-10-18|author=Maurice Archibong|work=Daily Sun]

References

External links

* [http://www.ekwulumili.com Town of Ekwulumili]


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