Ebonyi state can be found in the south east region of Nigeria. It is populated by the Igbo Ethnic group. Ebonyi state was created on the 1st of October 1996 from Enugu/Abia state.
There are nine primary languages spoken in Ebonyi State: Afikpo, Mgbo, Izzi, Ezaa, Ikwo, Kukele, Legbo, Mbembe, and Oring. These languages are all subgroups of the Igbo language and are commonly spoken throughout South Eastern Nigeria
Natural Resources: Cement, Lead, Zinc, Salt
Agricultural Resources: Rice, Yam, Groundnut
Points of Interest: Ganymede Chapel is the historical site where the first governor of the Eastern Region was buried. Nkalagu cement factory, Modotel, Ebonyi Hotel, modern golf course.
Local Government Areas
- Afikpo North
- Afikpo South
- Ezza North
- Ezza South