The Ihiagwa people are an Igbo speaking ethnic-group in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, West Africa. This people who number about ten thousand (10,000) are easily identified among the Oratta people of Owerri in Imo State of Nigeria West Africa.

They are located at Latitude-5N, Longitude 7E, Altitude 156m (Altitude 511ft) and 12km south from the Owerri capital territory. This people are grouped into an autonomous community otherwise called Ihiagwa autonomous community.

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The Ihiagwa autonomous community

The town Ihiagwa Autonomous community is organized into eight villages namely; Iriamogu village, Ibuzo village, Nnkaramochie village, Umuezeawula village, Aku/Umuokwo village, Mboke village, Umuelem village and Umuchima village. Ihiagwa is also home to the Federal University of Technology Ihiagwa, Owerri.


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