Osun State is located in the South-Western region of Nigeria and is categorized under the Yoruba ethnic group. There are over two hundred towns in Osun State. Its capital is Osogbo, which is home to the Osun-Osogbo Grove, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Osogbo can be reached from any part of the state by road within an hour. The state also has a natural rail line that cuts through its capital. Economic activities in Osun State are predominantly commerce and farming. A number of rivers flow through Ogun State and provide irrigation for its agronomic activities.
Osun State Snapshot
- Total land area: 9,251 Sq. Km
- Local Government Areas: 30 LGAs: Aiyedaade, Aiyedire, Atakunmosa East, Atakunmosa West, Boluwaduro, Boripe, Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo, Ife Central, Ife East, Ife North, Ife South, Ifedayo, Ifelodun, Ila, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Irepodun, Irewole, Isokan, Iwo, Obokun, Odo Otin, Ola Oluwa, Olorunda, Oriade, Orolu and Osogbo.
- Population: 3,416,959 (Male-1,734,149 and Female-1,682,810)
- Vegetation: Tropical rain forests and savannah.
- Major crops: Maize, Cassava, Oil Palm, Tobacco.
- Solid minerals: Gold, Clay, Limestone, Kaolin, Granite.
Main Investment Opportunities
Opportunities for investment exist in:
- Light Manufacturing
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