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Discovering Facts And History About Idanre Hills In Ondo State

Idanre is a Local Government Area and historic town in Ondo State , Nigeria. The town is located at the foot of the scenic Idanre Hill which is of unique cultural and environmental significance, and attracts many tourists.


The Idanre Hill, or Oke Idanre is located in Idanre town in Ondo State of southwestern Nigeria. The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria. It includes such cultural sites as "Owa's Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun footprint, thunder water and burial mounds and grounds".


The town is about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of the state's capital Akure , it has an area of 1,914 km 2 (739 sq mi) and a population of 129,024 as of the 2006 census. [5] The postal code of the area is 340. [6] Idanre is Nigeria's largest cocoa producing area. [7][8][9] Idanre is mainly a Yoruba speaking tribe (Similar Ondo Dialect) with the majority Into farming and trading.


The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria. It includes such cultural sites as "Owa's Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun footprint, thunder water (Omi Apaara) and burial mounds and grounds".


Idanre hill is one of the most awesome and beautiful natural landscapes in Ondo State and Nigeria.


The Idanre people claim that Olofin Aremitan led their ancestors from Ile Ife after the demise of Oduduwa owing to the ensuing power struggle with Oranmiyan, the youngest son and heir to Oduduwa. In some traditional accounts in Idanre, Olofin is considered a son of Oduduwa, rather than his brother.


It resides 3,000 ft (910 m) above sea level and houses a unique ecosystem upon which the cultural landscape has integrated. On getting to the entrance of the hill you will see a great tree at the entrance of the ancient city of Idanre called the IRAYE TREE, then you can now get prepared to take the steps to the great city beyond the hills of Idanre.

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