🇳🇬 Ipetumodu is a city in Osun State, in the south-western part of Nigeria. It is the headquarters of the Ife North local government. The city is under the leadership of a traditional ruler with the title of Apetumodu, which means "the great king of Ipetumodu". Ipetumodu has two markets. Obada market is held every fifth day and is located at the city center. Akinola market is held every Friday. It was strategically located near Ife-Ibadan expressway, which makes it one of the popular markets in Osun state.
Ipetumodu is located o the western uplands of Yoruba land in western Nigeria, this area lies between 300 and 600 meters above sea level. It is located in the high forest also called rain forest. The annual rainfall is estimated to be between 130 and 150 centimeters annually, and humidity of over 80%. This high humidity and long raining season support the cultivation of perennial cash crops such as cocoa and kolanut tree. Although the town is now fairly urbanized the hinterland west and east of the town centre is home to cocoa, oil palm and kolanut plantation which are usually own by private individual from the town.
Ipetumodu is the headquarters of the Ife North local government of Osun State Nigeria. The city is about 218 km from Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. It shares a boundary with Ile-Ife, the spiritual headquarters of the Yoruba Kingdom, Yakooyo, Asipa, Akinlalu, Gbongan and Ode-omu.
Ipetumodu has a population of over 135,000 people. Ipetumodu also forms part of the wider Ife North District which has a population of over 153,694 people.
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