Uhunmwonde local government area is found in Edo state, South-south geopolitical enclave of Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Ehor with the LGA constituted of several towns and villages such as Eyean, Iguomori, Ikhoribo, Egbede, Uhi, Irhue, Ehor, Igieduma, and Isi. The current estimated population of Uhnunmwonde LGA is put at 269,080 inhabitants with the area predominantly occupied by members of the Esan and Igbanke ethnic affiliations. The Esan language is commonly spoken in the LGA while the religions of Christianity and Islam are practiced in the area. Prominent festivals celebrated in Uhunmwonde LGA include the Ugie festival while the notable traditional rulers in the LGA include the Enogie of Ehor.
Uhunmwonde LGA sits on a total area of 2,033 square kilometres and has an average temperature of 27 degrees centigrade. The LGA is well forested and hosts the Ehor Forest Reserve. The LGA has a number of rivers and streams with the average humidity level in the area put at 52 percent.
Trade is an important economic activity in Uhunmwonde LGA with the area hosting a number of markets such as the Uselu market where a variety of goods and services are exchanged. The LGA also has a vibrant agricultural sector and is known for the cultivation of a number of crops such as pineapples and plantains. Other important economic features in Uhunmwonde LGA include lumbering, food processing, and animal rearing.
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