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Physical

Capital City:Calabar
Population:2,311,297 (approx)
Diversity:3 Principal Ethnic Groups
  • The Efik (South)
  • The Ejagham (Central)
  • The Bekwarra (North)
Political Structure:
  1. The State Executive
  2. The State House of Assembly
  3. The Judiciary
  4. The Local Government Councils
Geographic Location:Bordered by the Republic of Cameroon (in the East) and the Nigerian states of Benue (North), Ebonyi and Abia (West), Akwa Ibom (South West)
Climate:Tropical - Humid with dry and wet seasons. The climate is mostly tropical except on the Obudu plateau (five thousand feet above sea level) where due to the altitude it is temperate throughout the year.
Temperature:(Averages) 15°C to 23°C
Vegetation:
  • Mangrove Swamps
  • Rain forest
  • Derived Savannah
  • Parkland
Features/Topography:
  • Coastal Mangrove
  • Wetlands, Creeks, Virgin Rain Forests, Savannah, Parkland
Soil Type:
(Varying by area)
  • Deep laterite fertile
  • Dark, clay, basalt
  • Sandy, heavily leached


Local Government Areas:
 Local Government Area Administrative Headquarter 
1.AbiItigidi
2.AkamkpaAkamkpa
3.AkpabuyoIkot Nakanda
4.BakassiAbana
5.BekwarraAbuochiche
6.BiaseAkpet Central
7.BokiBoje
8.Calabar MunicipalityCalabar
9.Calabar SouthAnantigha
10.EtungEfraya
11.IkomIkom
12.ObanlikuSankwala
13.ObubraObubra
14.ObuduObudu
15.OdukpaniOdukpani
16.OgojaOgoja
17.YakurrUgep
18.YalaOkpoma