What Is Akure Like

Akure was founded by Omoremi Omoluabi, a grandson of the Emperor Oduduwa.
Akure has two television and Seven radio stations NTA Akure, Ondo State Television, Sunshine Radio Akure, Adaba FM, FUTA FM, Positive FM Akure, Orange FM, Galaxy Radio and Breeze FM. Akure is the trade center for a farming region where cocoa, yams, cassava, corn and tobacco are grown. Cotton is also grown and used to weave cloth.
Akure lies about 7°25’ north of the equator and 5°19’ east of the Meridian.
It is about 700 km Southwest of Abuja and 311 km north of Lagos State.
Residential districts are of varying density, some area such as Arakale, Ayedun Quarters, Ijoka, and Oja-Oba consist of over 200 persons per hectare, while areas such as Ijapo Estate, Alagbaka Estate, Avenue and Idofin have between 60-100 people per hectare.
The town is situated in the tropic rainforest zone in Nigeria.

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