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Etinan LGA

ETINANLGA

Location
Etinan is located on latitude 05° 1`N and or 54`E in Central Akwa Ibom, 26km from Uyo, bounded with Nsit Ibom, Mkpat Enin, Onna, Uyo and Abak Local Government Areas.  Etinan is located within the south eastern part of Nigeria and constitutes one of the Local Government Areas in the oil rich Akwa Ibom State. Known for its agricultural and arts craft products, the area forms one of the most peaceful locations in the West African State of Nigeria.

Tourism
Etinan is known for its arts craft products, the area forms one of the most peaceful locations in the West African State of Nigeria. Private sector driven hospitality e.g. hotels, clubs and gardens

Natural Resources
Large deposits of mineral resources such as clay, glass, sand and sharp sand. Agricultural resources include palm produce, cassava and yam.

Commerce
Trading, farming, etc

People
The people are of the Ibibio speaking stock. Etinan people are dynamic, intelligent with a deep cultural heritage expressed through craft, arts, music and dances. They claim to be the brain basket of the State; mainly Christians and generally peaceful.

Population

Males Females TOTAL:
89,907 79,377 169,284
* Source: 2006 National Census