Egbedore is a Local Government Area in Osun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Awo at7°46′00″N 4°24′00″E. It has an area of 270 km 2 and a population of 74,435 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 232.
Egbedore LGA is mainly an Agrarian area with a number of crops such as cocoa, cassava, rice and maize cultivated in the area. Egbedore LGA is also home to several markets which include the Aje International market where a wide variety of commodities are bought and sold.
The population projection assumes the same rate of growth for all LGAs within a state. The undercount of the 1991 census is estimated to be about 25 million. All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates; census results are disputed. Area figures are computed using geospatial data.
Egbedore LGA covers a total area of 270 square kilometres and witnesses two major seasons which are the dry season running from November to March and the rainy season which runs from April to October. The average temperature of the area is put at 29 degrees centigrade while the humidity level of the area averages 60 percent.
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