South West Nigeria

South West Nigeria is a region of . It is mostly a Yoruba-speaking area, although there are different dialects even within the same state.

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is the most populous city in , spreading out across two main islands and onto the mainland. Photo: Tijl Vercaemer, CC BY 2.5.

Lagos, sometimes referred to as to distinguish it from , is a state located in the southwestern geopolitical zone of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Oyo, usually referred to as to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in southwestern . Photo: Dassiebtekreuz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Osun is an inland state in south-western . Its capital is . Photo: Jurema Oliveira, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a state in South West Nigeria. It is bordered by to the south, and states to the north, to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west.

is a state in southwestern . Created in February 1976 from the former Western…

is in Southwest region of , declared a state on 1 October 1996 alongside five other states in the country by the then military government under head of state, General Sani Abacha. Photo: Hadassah Photostorie group, CC BY-SA 4.0.

South West Nigeria

Latitude of center
7.77° or 7° 46' 12" north
Longitude of center
4.83° or 4° 49' 48" east

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  • English: South West

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