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Umuahia South
Country  Nigeria
State Abia State
Capital Apumuri
 • Total 50 sq mi (140 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 138,570
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Umuahia South is a Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Apumuri. Ohiya is one of the Ohiya Autonomous Communities that make up the local government area. Ohiya is located within the Abia Tower Express Junction that leads to Aba, Abia state

It has an area of 140 km² and a population of 138,570 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 440.[1]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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