What does EDEM stand for?
What does EDEM mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: EDEM.
What does EDEM mean?
- Edem, Sometimes referred to as "Edem Ani" (in contradistinction from Edem Nru and Edem Iheakpu Awka) is an area in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. Today, it is made up of three autonomous communities/towns: Akpa-Edem, Ozi-Edem and Edem-Ani.Edem has an area of 50.492 km2 (19.495 sq mi) with several hills providing stunning views from multiple points. The population of Edem is 309,633 based on the National Population Commission census conducted in 2006, but more than half of this number live outside Edem. Edem shares common borders with Obimo on the south, Nsukka on the east, Ibagwa Ani on the north, and Nrobo on the west. Towns along the border include Okpuje near Owa and Egu Amegu, Abbi near Egu Amegu Abbi, Ugwuoke Ugwuinyi near Egu Amegu, and Ero Uno near Edem-Ani. The people of Edem are from the Igala ethnic group but currently, located in the South East of Nigeria since the division of the country into states and geopolitical zones. Due to their ancestry and proximity to Northern Nigeria, as well as their location in the northern part of Igboland, they are referred to as Northern Igbos.