The state is located in the South West Geo-Political Zone of the country. Its capital town is Ibadan, once reputed as the largest city in Africa. Major towns in the state are Oyo of the famous Oyo Empire, Ogbomoso, Iseyin and Saki. The tourist attractions include Agodi Botanical Garden, Mapo Hall, Ado-Awaye Suspended Lake, Ido Cenotaph and Igbeti Hills. Some of the mineral resources found in the state are marble, clay, kaolin, iron ore, cassiterite and dolomite.