Anambra State was created in 1976 from the then of East Central State by the regime of General Murtala Mohammed with capital at Enugu. A further state creation exercise by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida on 27th August 1991 divided Anambra into two states, Anambra and Enugu. The capital of present day Anambra State is Awka.
Anambra state is bounded by Delta and Edo States to the west, Imo and Rivers States to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north. Anambra State derives it’s name from Anambra River that traverses the state.
The main towns of Anambra state are Awka, Onitsha, Nnewi, Obosi, Ihiala, Aguata,Uli, Abagana, Alor, Atani, Nkpor, Umuoji, Umunachi, Umudioka, Unubi, Umunya, Umuleri, Aguleri, Oba, Ojoto, Eziowele, Igbukwu, Ichi, Ichida, Oraifite, Ozubulu, Akwaukwu, Uke, Ukpo, Ogidi, Okija, Oraukwu, Otu-ocha, Nnobi, Adazi Nnukwu, Adazi Enu, Adazi Ani, Nanka, Nnewi
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Willie ObianoExecutive Governor
Motivation: The light of the nation Created: 27 August 1991 Capital: Awka Political Party: APGA
Museums & Parks: Igbo ukwu museum
Other tourist attractions: Aguleri games reserve, the Niger bridge, Ajalli cave, Agulu lake, Ikenga virgin forest, Ogbukwu caves & waterfall, Otuocha sand beach, Onitsha main market.Agriculture:Palm oil, Rice, Cassava, Cashew, Rubber Mineral Resources:Kaolin, Coal, Clay