Nkanu West is a Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is situated in the town of Agbani.

Nkanu West
Nkanu West
Nkanu West
Nkanu West is located in Nigeria
Nkanu West
Nkanu West
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°18′N 7°33′E / 6.300°N 7.550°E / 6.300; 7.550
Country Nigeria
StateEnugu State
Government
 • Local Government ChairmanUchenna Callistus Ejim (PDP)
Area
 • Total225 km2 (87 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total3,460,695
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
402
ISO 3166 codeNG.EN.NW
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Nkanu West Local Government Area is made up of Agbani, Akpugo, Akegbe Ugwu, Obuoffia, Umueze, Obe, Amodu, Ozalla and Amurri. Nkanu people are predominantly farmers and butchers. It has an area of 225 km2 and a population of 146,695 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 402.[1]

References

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  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.