Esan land is the home of the people of Eshan (also spelt as Ishan). Esan is one of the major ethnic groups in Edo State, southwest Nigeria. The Esan land is made of 35 clans with notable places such as Uromi, Irrua, Ubiaja and Ekpoma. The area is situated about 65 kilometers from Benin City, the state capital. The Esans are traditionally farmers and hunters.
Esan folktales are cleverly crafted to educate and entertain the people. Some of the notable things and places to see in Esan are the Oba’s Palace, Obiemen Shrine, Lake Obiemen, Okomu Udo National Game Reserve, Ugbalo Spring and the Statue of Prof. Ambrose Alli.
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