Welcome to Delta State

Delta State is an oil and agricultural producing state in Nigeria. It is situated in the region known as the South-South geo-political zone and bordered on the north by Edo State, the east by Anambra and Rivers States, and the south by Bayelsa State while to the west is the Bight of Benin which covers about 160 kilometres of the state’s coastline.

  • Name: Delta State
  • Capital: Asaba
  • Slogan: The Big Heart
  • Created: August 27th, 1991 (32 years)
  • Postal Codes: 320001 to 334196
  • Governor: Sen. Dr. Arthur I. Okowa
  • Deputy Governor: Barr. Kingsley B. Otuaro
  • Ruling Party: People’s Democratic Party (PDP)

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About Delta State

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Our core 3

The 3 things that make us who we are are our Coat of Arm, our Flag and our Anthem.


The SMART Team

Delta State is a mini picture of Nigeria and is piloted by our amiable governor and his unrelenting team.

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vibrant State

Experience the Culture, Tradition, hospitality and the Natural Beauty of Deltans and Delta State

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Delta State

Capital: Asaba


Government House,
P.M.B. 5001,
Asaba, Delta State. Nigeria

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Delta State (recognized on August 27, 1991) is an oil and agricultural producing state in Nigeria. It is situated in the region known as the South-South geo-political zone with a population of 4,112,445 (males: 2,069,309; females: 2,043,136). The capital city is Asaba, located at the northern end of the state, with an estimated area of 762 square kilometres (294 sq mi), while Warri is the economic nerve center of the state and also the most populated. It is located in the southern end of the state. The state has a total land area of 16,842 square kilometres (6,503 sq mi).

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