Imolites (Imo state) Association, Málaga Spain celebrates its End of Year Party and Presentation of Otu Ndi Igbo Malaga Championship Cup / Jack Cup on Friday, 15th November, 2019, in Málaga province of Spain.
Imo state was created on February 3, 1976 out of the former East Central state. It is named after the Imo River which flows from the uplands of the state around Okigwe into the Atlantic ocean.
Imo state is located in the southeast region of Nigeria and its capital is Owerri which is its largest city. It is located between Anambra State in the North, Rivers State in the South, Akwa Ibom State to the East and on the West by Delta State.
The state lies within latitudes 4°45′N and 7°15′N, and longitude 6°50′E and 7°25′E.
It is nicknamed “the eastern heartland”
Imo state is part of Igboland and the original inhabitants are lgbos, a culturally homogeneous group. lgbo is the language spoken throughout the state with different dialects spoken in different parts.
Some other major towns in Imo state are Okigwe, Oguta, Orlu, Mbaise, Uzoagba, Ngugo and Emekuku. The state is rich in crude oil, natural gas and fertile, arable agricultural land.
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