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Osogbo is the state capital city of Osun. Osogbo city seats the Headquarters of both Osogbo Local Government Area and Olorunda Local Government Area . It is some 88 kilometers by road Northeast of Ibadan. It is also 100 kilometers by road South of Ilorin and 115 kilometers Northwest of Akure; Osogbo shares boundary with Ikirun, Ilesa, Ede, Egbedore and Iragbiji and is easily accessible from any part of the state because of its central nature. It is about 48 km from Ife, 32 km from Ilesa, 46 km from Iwo, 48 km from Ikire and 46 km from Ila-Orangun; The City boasted of a population of about 156,694 people, based on the 2006 Census; the postal code of the area is 230.Infrastructure and demographicsOsogbo lies on the railway line from Lagos to Kano. It is known for the Osogbo School of Art and the Oja Oba Market building, said to be the former Oba's palace, within yards of the Osogbo Grand Mosque.Osogbo is the trade center for a farming region. Yams, cassava, grain, and tobacco are grown. Cotton is grown and used to weave cloth. It is also home to several hotels and a football stadium with a capacity of 10,000 and a second division professional league team.Osogbo is in Osun State. Our Nigeria journey maker tool allows you to schedule your trip to Osogbo, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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