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The South South, also known as the South-South, is one of the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria. It is located along the country’s eastern coast and comprises of six states: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, and Rivers.

The South South stretches along the Atlantic seaboard, from the Bight of Benin coast in the west to the Bight of Bonny coast in the east. It encloses a large portion of the Niger Delta, which plays an important role in the environment and economic development of the region. Geographically, the zone is divided into the Central African mangroves in the far south and the ecoregions, from east to west, the Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests, Cross-Niger transition forests, Niger Delta swamp forests, and Nigerian lowland forests.

Despite the South South region representing only about 5% of Nigeria’s territory, it plays a significant role in the country’s economy due to its extensive oil and natural gas reserves. The region has a population of around 26 million people, which is about 12% of the total population of Nigeria. Port Harcourt and Benin City are the most populous cities in the South South and also rank as the fourth and fifth most populous cities

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