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Oron is a coastal city in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.It is home to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria and the Oron Museum.[1]

LGA and city
Country  Nigeria
State Akwa Ibom State
 • Chairman Anthony B. Etim
 • Total 70 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population (2006 Census)
 • Total 105,461
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)
Climate Am

It has an area of 70 km² and a population of 156,461 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 523.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Maritime Academy of Nigeria". Maritime Academy of Nigeria. Retrieved 2010-03-22. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

Coordinates: 4°49′33″N 8°14′2″E / 4.82583°N 8.23389°E / 4.82583; 8.23389