is a town located in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria

Atan is in Ogun State in South West Nigeria.

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Atan Ota (also known as Atan Otta) is a frontline town in Ogun State's Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area, one of the state's 19 local government areas. The population of the town is around 300,000 people. It is located directly west of Sango Otta township, on the international road connecting Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. A center for commercial activity. The majority of the population work as traders, selling food, supplies, and chicken feed. As more individuals migrate out of Lagos to develop apartment blocks in the expanding neighborhood, the settlement's population continues to grow.

The town has a public elementary school, Nawair-ud-deen primary school (N.U.D), with a field that serves as a stadium for Atan Ota residents, as well as a public secondary school, Local Government Secondary Commercial School. There are numerous private schools in the town. It also boasts a primary health center and a thriving market, which is undergoing renovations as of Jan 2022 to become an ultramodern market that opens every four days.

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It is 575 kilometers (357 miles) west of Abuja and 62 kilometers (39 miles) northeast of Cotonou.

Atan Otta is bordered on the south by the Lagos State local governments of Ojo and Badagry, and on the east by Alimosho. In the north, the Yewa South and Ifo Local Governments are located, while in the west, the Ipokia Local Government is located.

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Yellow buses (danfo) and tricycles (Keke napep) are widely used in Atan and are the principal mode of transportation. Taxis are also available (typically coloured bright yellow).

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