Enugu is one of the five states that make up the South-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It has interstate boundaries with Kogi and Benue States to the North, Abia State to the South, Anambra State to the West and Ebonyi State to the East. The state capital is Enugu.
LANDMASS, LOCATION, AND POPULATION
Enugu State covers an area of 7,161.3 square kilometres. It lies at latitude 6°30′ North and longitude 7°30′ East. The state has a population of 3,267,837 (2006 census) 4,411,119 (2016 forecast) and a population density of 456. It accounts for 2.3% of Nigeria’s total population.
HISTORY AND PEOPLE