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Owerri (/oʊˈwɛri/oh-Way-Ray,[4]IgboOwèrrè)[5] is the capital city of Imo State in Nigeria, set in the heart of Igboland.[6]

It is also the state’s largest city, followed by OrluOkigwe and Ohaji/Egbema. Owerri consists of three Local Government Areas including Owerri MunicipalOwerri North and Owerri West, it has an estimated population of about 1,401,873 as of 2016 and is approximately 100 square kilometres (40 sq mi) in area. Owerri is bordered by the Otamiri River to the east and the Nworie River to the south.[7] The Owerri Slogan is Heartland.

Owerri has an airport 23 kilometres (14 mi) southeast of the city, called the Imo Airport, located in Obiangwu, Ngor Okpala LGA. The Airport (Sam Mbakwe Airport) provides flight services to AbujaLagosPort Harcourt, and Enugu. Right now, it serves as an alternate for Port Harcourt. Sam Mbakwe (Imo) International Cargo Airport is now an International Cargo Airport.

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Some major roads that go through the city are; Port Harcourt Rd., Aba Rd., Onitsha Rd., and Okigwe Rd. Roads within the city are; Douglas Rd. , Weatheral Rd., Tetlow Rd., and Works Rd. Relief market is the main market in Owerri after the demolition of Eke Ukwu Owere.

Owerri sits in the rain forest and produces many agricultural products, such as yamscassavatarocornrubber and palm products. Owerri also sits on huge crude oil and natural gas reserves like most of the Igbo land areas.

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