Full List of Abia State LGAs Postal Code Map

Abia State, a vibrant region in southeastern Nigeria, is distinguished not only by its rich cultural heritage and economic activities but also by a well-organized postal code map system. The state is allocated various postal codes that facilitate efficient mail delivery and enhance communication within the local government and beyond its borders.

Abia State, known as the “God’s Own State,” derives its name from an acronym representing four prominent groups: Aba, Bende, Isuikwuato, and Afikpo. Established on August 27, 1991, after being carved out of Imo State, Abia was initially part of the Eastern Region at Nigeria’s independence in 1960. With a total land area of 4,900 km2, its capital is Umuahia.

Comprising 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs), Abia State’s administrative divisions include Aba North, Aba South, Isiala Ngwa North, Isiala Ngwa South, Ukwa West, Ukwa East, Obingwa, Ikwuano, Bende, Arochukwu, Ohafia, Isuikwuato, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ugwunagbo, Osisioma, and Nnochi. Abia’s rich cultural and economic tapestry, rooted in its diverse communities, underscores its significance in Nigeria’s social landscape.

List of Local Government in Abia State and Their Postal Code Map

Local GovtHeadquartersPostal CodeKilometer Size
Aba SouthAba44010249 km2
ArochukwuArochukwu441120524 km2
Aba NorthEziama44010323 km2
IkwuanoIkwuano440109281 km2
Isiala-Ngwa NorthOmoba441117283 km2
Isiala-Ngwa SouthOkpuala Ngwa451109258 km2
ObingwaMboko453101395 km2
OhafiaIsiama Ohafia442111563 km²
OsisiomaOsisioma453111198 km2
Ukwa EastAkwete452101280 square km
UgwunagboUgwunagbo453120108 km2
UmunneochiNwoagu Isuochi441110368 km2
Umuahia NorthUmuahia440236245 km2
Umuahia SouthApumuri440221140 km2
Ukwa WestOke Ikpe452109271 km2

What is the Postal Code for Umuahia, Abia State?

Umuahia, the capital city of Abia State in southeastern Nigeria, holds a strategic position along the railway connecting Port Harcourt to its south and Enugu city to its north. According to the 2006 Nigerian census, Umuahia boasts a population of 359,230, predominantly comprising the indigenous Igbo people. Umuahia’s postal code is 440236.

What is Abia State Postal Code?

A postal code is a series of letters, numbers, or both assigned to a specific geographic area or address to facilitate the sorting and delivery of mail. In the case of Abia State, the state postal code is 440001, and in its capital city, Umuahia, the postal code is 440236 (for Umuahia), which serves as a unique identifier for that particular area.

The postal code helps postal services, couriers, and other delivery entities accurately direct and deliver mail and packages to the correct location. It’s part of a larger addressing system designed to make mail sorting and delivery more efficient.

The components of a postal code vary from country to country. In Nigeria, postal codes consist of six digits, with the first digit representing a region or zone, the second indicating a specific postal district, and the remaining four identifying a particular area or delivery location.

Other Places in Abia State and Their Postal Codes

The postal code for Owerri Road in Aba, located in the Osusu Layout area, is 450271.

The postal code for Cameroun Road in Aba is 450211.

The postal code for St. Michael’s Road in Aba is 450211.

The postal code for Cemetery Road in Aba is 450251.

The postal code for Umuojima Okereke in Osisioma is 453113.

The postal code for Okpu Umuobo Rd., Aba, is 450272.

The postal code for Brass Street in Aba is 450272.

The postal code for Asa Road in Aba is 450211.

The postal code for Tenant Road in Aba is 450211.

The postal code for Umuocham in Aba is 450272.

The postal code for Power Line in Aba is 450261.

The postal code for Emelogu Street in Aba is 450221.

The postal code for Omuma Road in Aba is 450271.