Top 10 Largest Towns & Cities in Cross River State

This article will center on list of towns and cities in Cross River State.

Major towns and cities in Cross River State

Cross River is one of the states in southern Nigeria.

The state is significant as it shares boarders with Cameroon.

Cross River state use to be major oil producing state until one of the major towns in Cross River, Bakassi was ceded to Cameroon following international court ruling.

However, the state continues to retain its oil producing status but has lost its oil wells to Cameroon.

The capital of Cross River state, Calabar is former seat of Nigeria government.

This makes, Calabar one of the most popular capital cities in Nigeria.

In this article, we will talking about major cities and towns in Cross River state.

Some of these towns are parts of the largest cities and towns in Cross River State.

List of Biggest Cities & Towns in Cross River State

Apart from Calabar, the capital of Cross River, there are other top cities and major towns found across Cross River state.

These Cross River towns are among the major cities and towns with highest population in Cross River state.

Below is the roll call of major towns and big cities in Cross River state.

Calabar

Calabar, the state capital of Cross River is the biggest city and town with the highest population in Cross River State.

Calabar is estimated to have population of over 600,000 residents.

This makes it Cross River most populous town.

It is also the most developed city in the state and have the best amenities and infrastructure in the state.

Obudu

Obudu is a major town in Cross River state. It is one of the largest towns and cities in the state.

Obudu is a town as well as a local council in a Cross River state.

Cross River State was put on the world map with establishment of resorts and international tourist center known as Obudu cattle ranch.

It is one of the best place to visit in Cross River state.

Ogoja

Ogoja is one of the biggest towns in Cross River state.

It is a major semi urban center in the state. The town houses a local council known as Ogoja local councils.

The town is boardered by Ebonyi state and is a top agrarian town in Cross River state.

Obubra

Obubra is major city in Cross River state. History has it that Obubra was created a district in 1902.

This makes the town one of the most popular and ancient towns in Cross River state.

It is among the towns with most beautiful ladies in Cross River state.

Ugep

Ugep town also known as Umor joins the list of top towns and cities in Cross River state.

The town is dominated by Yakurr people know for their unique culture.

Ugep is among the most peaceful towns in Cross River state with highly hospitable people.

Ikom

Ikom is another very popular town in Cross River state.

Ikom is an ancient town that shares in Nigeria’s pre colonial story.

It is a border town with southern Cameroon.

It also among the riverline areas or towns in Cross River State.

Akamkpa

Akamkpa is one of the most beautiful cities in Cross River state.

It is also the headquarters of Akamkpa local council.

Akamkpa is a good place to live in Cross River state.

It is highly cool and calm city in Cross River State.

Odukpani

Odukpani is a town and local council in Cross River State.

The council of Odukpani was created in 1976.

Most popular foods of Odukpani people Afang soup, Atama soup and Afiaefere soup.

The town consists of many tribes like Efiks, Efut, Qua and Okoyoung.

Biase

Biase town in Cross River state is as well as major city in the state.

Biase is one of the thickly populated towns in Cross River state.

It is one of the best city for NYSC in Cross River state.

The population of Biase is estimated at over 180,000 persons.

Obanliku

Obanliku completes our list of largest towns and cities in Cross River state.

Obanliku is cool and serene town in Cross River state.

It is a town with huge agricultural produce in Cross River state.

It is also a place to visit in Cross River state.

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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