Ogun State

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Ogun State
Nickname(s): 
Gateway State
Location of Ogun State in Nigeria
Location of Ogun State in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°00′N 3°35′E / 7.000°N 3.583°E / 7.000; 3.583Coordinates: 7°00′N 3°35′E / 7.000°N 3.583°E / 7.000; 3.583
Country Nigeria
Date created3 February 1976
CapitalAbeokuta
Government
 • GovernorIbikunle Amosun (APC)
 • Deputy GovernorYetunde Onanuga
 • Senators
 • LegislatureOgun State House of Assembly
Area
 • Total16,980.55 km2 (6,556.23 sq mi)
Area rank24th of 36
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total3,751,140
 • Rank16 of 36
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ogun
GDP
 • Year2007
 • Total$10.47 billion[1]
 • Per capita$2,740[1]
Time zoneUTC+01 (WAT)
ISO 3166 codeNG-OG

Ogun State is one of the 36 states in Nigeria. It is presently governed by Ibikunle Amosun and its capital is Abeokuta. The state consists of 20 local government areas including:[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "C-GIDD (Canback Global Income Distribution Database)". Canback Dangel. Retrieved 2008-08-20.
  2. S. O. Onakomaiya; Olabisi Onabanjo University. Centre for Sandwich Programmes (2000). Ogun State: local and regional perspectives. Centre for Sandwich Programmes (CESAP), Olabisi Onabanjo University. ISBN 978-978-35192-7-5.

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