Enugu State

The state is in the South East Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria. Its capital town is Enugu from which the state derives its name. It was carved out of the old Anambra State on 27th August, 1991. The state is noted for its coal deposit, the largest in Africa. Other mineral resources found in the state include limestone, iron-ore and bauxite. The state is the headquarters of the former Eastern Region of Nigeria. This is the Coal City State of Nigeria. In the 2006 Population and Housing Census, Enugu state is made up of 1,596,042 males and 1,671,795 females

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