Lagos Island

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Lagos Island
Ìsàlẹ̀ Èkó
Lagos Island skyline
Lagos Island skyline
Nickname(s): 
Lasgidi
Lagos Island shown within Lagos
Lagos Island shown within Lagos
Lagos Island is located in Nigeria
Lagos Island
Lagos Island
Lagos Island shown within Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°27′N 3°24′E / 6.450°N 3.400°E / 6.450; 3.400
Country Nigeria
StateLagos State
CityLagos
Population
 (2006)
 • Total212,700
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
postal code
101001

Lagos Island (Ìsàlẹ̀ Èkó) is the principal and central local government area (LGA) in Lagos, Lagos State. It is part of the Lagos Division. As of the preliminary 2006 Nigerian census, the LGA had a population of 209,437 in an area of 8.7 km². The LGA only covers the western half of Lagos Island; the eastern half is simply referred to as Lagos Island East LCDA.