Is the capital of Awka North, a Local Government Area in Anambra State

Achalla is a rural area in Awka.

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Achalla is the capital of Awka North, a Local Government Area in Anambra State, south-central Nigeria. It comprises eight villages: Umudiani, Amukabia, Odawa, Umuogbe, Umunagu, Umuozede, Udezu and Amadim.

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Prospective visitors/tourists wishing to access Awka by air have to make use of the nearest airport to Awka which is Asaba International Airport (IATA: ABB, ICAO: DNAS). The airport handles domestic services connecting the city to Nigeria's major metropolitan centres. It also serves Onitsha, across the Niger River in Anambra State. The distance between Asaba International Airport to Awka is 59 km which is 52 minutes by road.

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Many transport companies in Awka offer daily services from almost all major cities and states around the country as well as international destinations in West Africa. Some of the transport companies in Awka are:

  • 1 GUO Transport, St. Michael Shopping Plaza, by Unizik Junction, Awka-Onitsha Enugu Expressway, +234 807 509 0642. Daily 5AM-9PM. GUO Transport is known for its comfortable and reliable vehicles and customer service. GUO Transport has Hiace, Sienna and Coach bus. ₦2,000.
  • 2 God Is Good Motors (GIGM), Elite shopping complex, opposite Crunchies Fries, Enugu/Onitsha Expressway, Awka, +234 813 985 1110. Daily 5AM-9PM. God is Good Motors (GIGM) is a bus transportation company offering road transport services, bus rental and booking services. GIGM is reputed to be the most technologically-driven road transport company in Nigeria. The company has provided top class road transport services since 1998. ₦1,500.
  • 3 ABC Transport PLC (ABC), Standard Plaza km 20 Onitsha Enugu expressway Awka, Opposite Crunches Fastfood, beside GIGs motor Awka, +234 814 500 3728, . Daily 5AM-7PM. ABC transport Company's services include Cargo Express and City Transit Inn (CTI). ABC Transport operates in various locations both within and outside Nigeria. The company also offers comfortable lounges in different cities like Jibowu & Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos, Aba, Owerri, Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Enugu, Onitsha, Umuahia, Jos, Mbaise, Bolade, and International destinations include such as Accra (Ghana), Togo, and the Benin Republic. ₦1,500-₦20,400.

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  • 1 Umuezede Market. 8AM-6PM.
  • 2 Umunagu Market. 8AM-6PM.

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