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Afikpo: The geographical entity known as Ehugbo is situated in the southern part of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. It is bounded to the north by the town of Akpoha in Amoha Local Government Area, to the south by Unwana and Edda in Ubeyi and Afikpo South Local Government Areas respectively, to the East by the Cross River and to the West by Amasiri in Amaoha Local Government Area. Afikpo spans an area approximately 164 square kilometers in size . It Is the second largest city in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. It is located on 6 degrees north latitude and 8 degrees east longitude. It occupies an area of about 64 square miles. Afikpo is a hilly area despite occupying a region low in altitude, which rises 350 feet above sea level. It is a transitional area between open grassland and tropical forest and has an average annual rainfall of seventy-seven inches It is also the country home of the late Eze Akanu Ibiam, who hailed from the village of Unwana. Dr. Ibiam was one of the first Igbo medical doctors of Western training and the former Governor of Eastern region.

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Google previewThe Face (2016)

Cartography of the Void by Chris Abani

Afikpo is a double-descent culture. We are descended from both our matrilineal and patrilineal lines—Ikwunne and Ikwunna. It is a way of locating ourselves in an ever-changing world. So we claim descent in a double helix, like the DNA that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sex and Gender (2003)

Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

Sex polarity among the Afikpo Igbo. In S. Ottenberg ( Ed.), ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

early site Afikpo W Africa, ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (2016)

by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope

Afikpo affirmed that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

Welldocumented examples include the Afikpo, Ebrie, and Mbato peoples of West Africa. It is likely, as Thomas suggests, that the paucity of age sets for females is related to the difficulty of male ethnographers learning about a realm of culture ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

The Afikpo Village Group.

Google previewThe New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by NA NA

The Maoris of New Zealand, the Ifugao of the Philippines, the Senegambian, Afikpo, Esusu, Yoruba, Hausa, Tiv and Dahomean peoples of West Africa, the northeastern Malays, the Javanese and the Trobriand Islanders have all been found to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Iron technology, an important industry, was associated with the Awka, Udi, Nkwerre, Abiriba, Afikpo, and Nsukka. Smiths produced a wide range of agricultural tools, war implements, household utensils, tools and monetary objects, ...

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