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city and local government area in Osun State, Nigeria

Osogbo (Oshogbo) is a town in Southwest Nigeria.


It is known for the Oshogbo School of Art and the Oja Oba Market building, said to be the former Oba's palace. Osogbo has several hotels.

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Map of Osogbo

Osogbo is along the railway from Lagos to Kano.

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A temple in Osun-Osogbo
  • 1 Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove. A sacred forest along the banks of the Ọsun (Oshun) River just outside the city, dedicated to the river goddess. The Osun-Osogbo Grove is among the last of the sacred forests which usually adjoin the edges of most Yoruba cities before extensive urbanization, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Osogbo is the venue of the annual Osun-Osogbo festival along the River Osun. The festival is centered around the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.






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