Top 10 Largest Towns & Cities in Enugu State

Major Cities & Towns in Enugu

Enugu State list of towns and cities with biggest and largest population will form the major discourse in this article.

Towns & Cities in Enugu State

Enugu state is an Igbo state located in Southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

The state is boardered by Benue, Anambra, Abia and Ebonyi state.

It is one of the most developed and peaceful states in Nigeria.

The capital of Enugu state, which is Enugu is one of the most beautiful cities and capital cities in Nigeria.

Enugu people are predominantly civil servants and farmers.

Enugu state population is about 3.3 Million residents according to an online source.

Enugu state is usually called coal city state because of huge deposit of coal in the state.

The number of local government areas in Enugu State is 17.

These local governments areas are made up of different towns and cities in Enugu state.

There are over 50 autonomous towns and communities in Enugu state.

These Enugu state towns are of different sizes and population.

While some of the towns in Enugu State are cities and major cities in Enugu some other communities in Enugu state are semi urban towns in Enugu state and rural.

In this article, we will be discussing the largest towns and communities in Enugu state.

The post will answer the question, what are the biggest towns and cities in Enugu state.

List of Towns & Cities in Enugu State

The biggest towns and cities in Enugu state are those Enugu towns with highest number of population and residents.

They are those cities in Enugu state with highest clusters of person.

These largest towns in Enugu state is usually urban and semi urban towns in Enugu state.

Below is the list of major towns in Enugu state.

Awgu

Awgu town with population of over 200,000 is ranked among the biggest towns in Enugu state.

The town is the headquarters of Awgu local council.

It is a semi urban center in Enugu state. People and indigenes of Awgu are farmers and traders.

There about 25 villages in Awgu town and environs.

Enugu

The capital of Enugu state, Enugu is the largest town and city in a Enugu state.

The town is estimated to have a population of over 1.5 million residents.

It is the biggest urban center in the state. It is the most beautiful location and place in Enugu state.

Nsukka

Nsukka is the second largest community in Enugu state with population of about 450,000 residents.

It is major urban center in the state. Nsukka houses one of the biggest universities in Nigeria, University of Nigeria.

It is boardered by Benue State. Nsukka is one of the major cities in Enugu state with presence of social amenities and financial institutions.

Nike

Nike town is a town very close to Enugu city. Nike is home to some of the hospitality industries in Enugu state.

There over 150,000 residents of Nike community in Enugu state.

The town houses the popular Nike resort. It is a town with high population in Enugu state.

9th Mile Corner

Another very popular town and urban area in Enugu state is 9th Mile.

9th Mile is a town very close to Enugu main city. 9th Mile is one of the commercial towns and cities in Enugu state.

9th Mile Corner is among the largest towns snd cities in Enugu state.

Udi

Udi is a very popular town in Enugu state. It the town with huge deposit of coal.

Aside the huge natural resources found in Udi, it is a town with high population of residents in Enugu state.

The estimate population of Udi is about 70,000 residents.

This number puts the town in the list of largest towns and cities in Enugu state.

Udenu

Also making the roll call of Enugu state top largest towns and cities is Udenu.

The town is semi urban town. It houses the seat of Udenu local council.

Udenu is one of the most popular and richest towns in Enugu state, Nigeria.

Ezeagu

Ezeagu town located Enugu state is up there with Enugu state major cities and most populous towns in Enugu.

Ezeagu is also a local council which signifies her population strength and her being among the biggest towns in Enugu.

Ngwo

Ngwo is also town in Enugu state. It is one of the towns with highest population in Enugu state.

Ngwo people are very beautiful and welcoming. It is one of the best place to enjoy palm wine in Enugu state.

Emene

Emene is among the most popular towns in Enugu.

It is one of the biggest cities in Enugu state. Emene is very close to the state capital Enugu.

Emene is one of the nice towns and cities in Enugu 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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