Theofficial Igboukwu website, archaeology town in the Nigerian state of Anambra in the south-central part of the country. The people of Igbo-Ukwu, ancestors of present-day Igbo, were the earliest smithers of copper and its alloys in West Africa, working the metal through hammering, bending, twisting, and incising. The town comprises three quarters namely Obiuno, Ngo, and Ihite with several villages within each quarter and thirty-six(36) administrative wards. It is also bordered by Ora-eri, Ichida, Azigbo, Ezinifite, Amichi, Isuofia, Ikenga, Ekwulummi, and Ụmụọna.

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