The contributions of market to socioeconomic development of Nkanu East
Nkanu East is a Local Government Area of Enugu State, is located in the south- eastern part of Nigeria, bordering Ebonyi State to the east. Its time zone is WAT (UTC+1), 402 as the postal code. The ISO 3166 code for Nkanu East is NG.EN.NE. Its headquarters is in the town of Amagunze. The council area is predominantly swampy but with fertile land for agriculture. It also has great lime stone deposits, a raw material for cement production. See plate 1.
Plate 1: Nkanu East Local Government Headquarter (Amagunze) It has an area of 795 km² and a population of 148,774 at the 2006 census. Nkanu people live continually within the Enugu East Senatorial Zone in the present day Enugu State of south-eastern Nigeria.