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Uruan LGA

URUANLGA

Location
Uruan
Local Government Area occupies a large landmass. It situates between latitude 6° 40` and longitud~ 7° 20` E in the North and West. It is bounded in the East by Odukpani Local, Government Area in Cross River State, in the South by Okobo Local Government Area, in the West by Nsit Atai and Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Areas and in the North by Itu Local Government Area.

Natural Resources
Mineral deposits, e.g. crude oil, Silicon/glass sand, natural gas, sulphur nitrate, limestone and clay deposits. There are also forest resources such as timber and wood, raffia and raffia palm and oil palm.

Commerce
Fishing, farming, trading, clay moulding, arts and crafts, canoe/boat building

Culture
Cultural dances include Ekpe, Ekpo, Asian Ubo Ikpa etc.

Population
Males Females TOTAL:
62,897 55,403 118,300
* Source: 2006 National Census