Enugu State was created on August 27, 1991 out of the then Anambra State (from what was formerly known as Anambra North) by the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. It’s capital is Enugu. The name of State derives from its capital city, Enugu. The word “Enugu” means “the top of the hill”.
Situated in inland south eastern Nigeria, Enugu State covers 7,161 square kilometres. It shares boundaries with Anambra on the West, Abia State on the South, Kogi on the North while Benue and Ebonyi on the East, and Imo State on the south. Enugu and Nsukka are its major towns. Enugu was the headquarters of the former East Central State and Eastern Nigeria.
The state is situated on the highlands of the Agwu. Udi and Nsukka Hills to the east as well as Oji-River basin to the west.
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Ifeanyi UgwuanyiExecutive Governor
Motivation:Coal city state Created: 27 August 1991 Capital: Enugu Political Party: PDP
Museums & Parks:Enugu museum, UNN museum and NUN museum Other tourist attractions: Akpugoeze monkeys, Eastern region parliamentary building, Uzo Uwani natural nature’s wonder, Udi hills, Opi lake and waterfalls, Ogbagada falls, Miliken hills, Ezeagu cave, Iva valley coal mine, Mmanwu festival, Ngwo pines & caves & waterfall, Nike holiday resort, Awhum cave & waterfalls.
Agriculture:Palm oil Cassava, Cashew Mineral Resources:Coal, Clay and Iron Ore.