Awka (Igbo : Ọka ) is the capital city of Anambra State, Nigeria , the city was declared capital on 21st August 1991 after the creation of Anambra and Enugu state which makes to move the capital from Enugu to Awka (An Administrative center since/during pre colonial time). The city has an estimated population of 301,657 as of the 2006 Nigerian census, and over 2.5million as of 2018 estimated. The city is located 199.1 kilometres (123.7 mi), by road, directly north of Port Harcourt in the centre of the densely populated Igbo heartland in south east Nigeria.
Here are beautiful pictures that proves that Awka is developed indeed!
These pictures are taken at Awka, the capital and seat of government of Anambra State, and Onitsha, which is by far the largest urban area in the state.
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