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IGBOS: QUICK FACTS

A few statistics about the Igbos.

9

Century CE


Bronze artworks discovered in Igbo Ukwu have been dated to the 9th century ce.
30

Million


Estimated worldwide population of Igbo people. Igbos are the 3rd largest ethnic group in Nigeria.
5

States


Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States are the core Igbo States in Nigeria +parts of Delta & Rivers States.
15800

Square Miles


Estimated total land are of Igboland located in southeastern Nigeria.
4

Market Days


The traditional Igbo week is made up of 4 market days: Eke, Orie, Afor, Nkwo.

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July 15, 2015

Lively Last Session of Spring Term

The last lesson of Spring term was a great success, with a total of 18 children in attendance. The session started with a Nigerian Folk tale […]
April 4, 2015

Kids Learn Igbo Numbers

The second Igbo lesson successfully held on Saturday 21st March. 15 children attended. Initially the children recapped from the previous session on body parts and common […]
March 12, 2015

Spring Term Begins

Do you want your child to learn Igbo language in Hertfordshire? Do you want them to know more about the culture of the Igbos? If yes, […]
March 11, 2015

Our Children. Igbo Heritage And The Diaspora.

Since ancient times, the Igbos have been famed entrepreneurs and great travellers, known to establish roots in new and far flung lands. The Igbo people are […]
March 11, 2015

IGBO HEaRTS Language School Taster Session

The first IGBO HEaRTS Language School taster session was held on Saturday 21st February 2015. We had 28 children attend the debut classes, whilst their parents attended […]

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