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University of Ibadan Mapo Hall Ibadanland Olubadan Palace Cocoa House

There is abundance of clay, kaolin and aquamarine in its environs, and there are several cattle ranches, a dairy farm as well as a commercial abattoir in Ibadan, the city is a major centre for trade in cassava, cocoa, cotton, timber, rubber, and palm oil. The city is naturally drained by four rivers with many tributaries: Ona River in the North and West; Ogbere River towards the East; Ogunpa River flowing through the city and Kudeti River in the Central part of the metropolis. Ogunpa River, a third-order stream with a channel length of 12.76 km and a catchment area of 54.92 km2. Ibadan has a tropical wet and dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw), with a lengthy wet season and relatively constant temperatures throughout the course of the year.

The City is endowed with fertile agricultural land and subsistence farming is common among the people. The fertile soil and climate favoured the growing of maize, cassava, yams, cocoa, oil palm, kolanuts, vegetables and citrus fruits like orange, mango, banana, pineapple, etc. Among Agricultural activities being practiced by the people are gari processing, oil milling, poultry, piggery, fishing, sericulture to mention a few.