Nasarawa Egon local government area is situated in Nasarawa state, North-central geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Eggon and the LGA is made up of several towns, districts, and villages which include Kagbu, Alongam, Mada station, Umme, Agunji, Ogba, Wogan, and Arikpa. The estimated population of Nasarawa Egon LGA is put at 176,542 inhabitants with the area mostly populated by members of the Eggon tribe. The Eggon language is commonly spoken in Nasarawa Egon LGA while the religions of Islam and Christianity are practiced in the area.
Nasarawa LGA covers a total area of 1,208 square kilometres and and has an average temperature of 30 degrees centigrade. The LGA hosts a number of hills and elevations such as the popular Eggon Hills which is a major tourist attraction in the area. The total precipitation in Nasarawa Eggon LGA is put at 1340 mm of rainfall per annum.
Nasarawa Egon LGA is an agrarian society and is known for the cultivation of a number of crops such as yam, millet, cowpea, and rice. Nasarawa Egon LGA is also a hub for the rearing and sales of a number of domestic animals such as cows and sheep. Trade also flourishes in the LGA with the area hosting a number of markets which provide the platforms for the exchange of a variety of goods and services.
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