Ikorodu

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Ikorodu
Local Government Area and City
Ikorodu Shown within the State of Lagos
Ikorodu Shown within the State of Lagos
Ikorodu is located in Nigeria
Ikorodu
Ikorodu
Ikorodu Shown within the State of Lagos
Coordinates: 6°36′N 3°30′E / 6.600°N 3.500°E / 6.600; 3.500Coordinates: 6°36′N 3°30′E / 6.600°N 3.500°E / 6.600; 3.500
Country Nigeria
StateLagos State
LGA(s)Ikorodu
Area
 • Land345 km2 (133 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total535,619
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Ikorodu is a city and local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is located along the Lagos Lagoon and shares a boundary with Ogun State.

Etymology[change | change source]

The word Ikorodu was derived from two Yoruba words Oko (English: farm) and Odu (English: a plant that blackens).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Claire Ellul; Sisi Zlatanova; Massimo Rumor; Robert Laurini (23 May 2013). Urban and Regional Data Management: UDMS Annual 2013. CRC Press. pp. 146–. ISBN 978-1-315-88523-0.