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Amorka is a town in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state of Nigeria. It is located along the Onitsha-Owerri expressway, on the border of Anambara. The town consists of eight villages: Ikenga, Umuanum, Umuejim, Umueze, Umuezeala, Umuezike, Umunakwa, and Umuokpara. Biafra Airport is located in Amorka; it is currently owned by the Abalobi family. The town also has bunkers built by then-leader of the Biafrans Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu.
The town has a river, the Mmiri Amorka. It also has several churches: St. Peter's Catholic Church Amorka, St. Augustine Anglican Church, Winner's Chapel, a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God church, and a famous Sabbath synagogue.
History and backgroundEdit
Amorka can trace its history to Okija, which is another town in Ihiala area. Other neighboring towns include Uli, Ibiasoegbe, Mgbidi, Ozara, Ohakpu, Egbu, and Orlu. There is a palm tree that has three branches in Amorka. Amorka is blessed with lots of wealthy peoples. Many young millioners now has emerged, such as: Chief Benson Ogwo, Joe Mgbeadigha, Papio Ezemba, Ezidiegwu Chinedu, Enyebros Ogwo, Goddy King, ecetera.