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Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

The distance between Uyo, in Akwa Ibom State and Abuja , FTC is 828 miles

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Uyo is a city and local government area in south-south Nigeria and is the capital of Akwa Ibom State, a major oil producing state . The town became the capital of Akwa Ibom State on September 23, 1987 following the creation of Akwa Ibom State from erstwhile Cross River State.

The University of Uyo resides in this town. The population of Uyo, according to the 2006 Nigerian Census which comprises Uyo and Itu, is 436,606. while the urban area, including Uruan, is 554,906.