List of 23 Local Government Areas in Rivers State

List of 23 Local Government Areas in Rivers State are given in this post. River State is located in South South Nigeria. The State is amongst the Niger Delta State and also the top most oil producing States in Nigeria.

River State is also one of the most populous States in Nigeria with a population of around 5.2 million people from the 2006 Population Census conducted.

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River State was created on 27, May 1967. The capital of Rivers State is Port Harcourt. Porth Harcourt is the largest city in Rivers State and also the center of Nigeria’s oil industry. River State, like Delta State is also located in the coastal side of Nigeria near the sea.

Rivers State is close to the Atlantic Ocean in the South. It shares borders with Imo State in the North, Anambra State in the North, Akwa Ibom State in the East and Bayelsa and Delta State in the West.

List of 23 Local Government Areas in Rivers State

List of 23 Local Government Areas in Rivers State

  1. Abua/Odual LGA
  2. Ahoada East LGA
  3. Ahoada West LGA
  4. Akuku Toru LGA
  5. Andoni LGA
  6. Asari-Toru LGA
  7. Bonny LGA
  8. Degema LGA
  9. Emohua LGA
  10. Eleme LGA
  11. Etche LGA
  12. Gokana LGA
  13. Ikwerre LGA
  14. Khana LGA
  15. Obia/Akpor LGA
  16. Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni LGA
  17. Ogu/Bolo LGA
  18. Okrika LGA
  19. Omumma LGA
  20. Opobo/Nkoro LGA
  21. Oyigbo LGA
  22. Port-Harcourt LGA
  23. Tai LGA
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