Nteje is the headquarters of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra state, Nigeria. It is situated about 25 kilometres north-east of Onitsha by land route. It is located on the map along the longitude 6.45°E and the latitude 6.14°N. The land is fairly low, about 500 feet above sea level.[1]

It is bounded by Nkwelle-Ezunaka to the west (Oyi LGA), Awkuzu and Umunya to the South (both in Oyi LGA), Ukwulu to the East (Dunukofia LGA), Umuleri and Nando to the North (Anambra East LGA)


Like most towns in the Eri-Awka axis, the town is divided into three parts; Ezi, Ifite and Ikenga:

Notable residents

Notable people from Nteje include;


  1. Akwue, Anayo M. (c. 1980). History of Nteje.

Coordinates: 6°14′N 6°45′E / 6.233°N 6.750°E / 6.233; 6.750

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