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Delta (staat)

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Delta State
Staat van Nigeria
Vlag van Nigeria
Locatie Delta
Coördinaten 5°30'NB, 6°0'OL
Inwoners 2.570.181 (1991[1]), 4.330.587 (2007[2])
(244,7 inw./km²)
Hoofdstad Asaba
Aantal LGA's: 25
Staat sinds: 27 augustus 1991
Gouverneur James Ibori (PDP)
Bijnaam The Big Heart
ISO_3166-2 NG-DE

Delta is een Nigeriaanse staat. De hoofdstad is Asaba, de staat heeft 4.330.587 inwoners (2007) en een oppervlakte van 17.698 km².


De staat is gelegen in het noordwesten van de Nigerdelta, waar het ook zijn naam van heeft. De grootste stad is Warri.

Lokale bestuurseenheden

De staat is verdeeld in 25 lokale bestuurseenheden (Local Government Areas of LGA's) die elk verdeeld zijn in drie districten.

In de tabel hieronder zijn inwonersaantallen uit 2006 gebruikt[3]:

Delta Central Senatorial District 1.575.738 Delta North Senatorial District 1.293.074 Delta South Senatorial District 1.229.282
Ethiope East 200.792 Aniocha North 104.711 Bomadi 86.644
Ethiope West 203.592 Aniocha South 140.604 Burutu 209.666
Okpe 130.029 Ika North East 183.657 Isoko North 144.155
Sapele 171.888 Ika South 162.594 Isoko South 227.712
Udu 143.361 Ndokwa East 103.171 Patani 67.707
Ughelli North 321.028 Ndokwa West 149.325 Warri North 137.300
Ughelli South 213.576 Oshimili North 115.316 Warri South 303.417
Uvwie 191.472 Oshimili South 149.306 Warri South West 116.681
Ukwuani 120.390

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