"Portharcourt the Garden City of Nigeria" Port Harcourt by nnapr

Port Harcourt Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 40 photos

Welcome to Portharcourt

Port Harcourt, city, southeastern Nigeria, capital of Rivers State, on the Bonny River, in the Niger Delta. The city is a leading port of the country, a road, air and rail hub, and a major industrial center, and its exports include palm oil, petroleum, coal, tin, columbite, palm products, cocoa, and peanuts. Industries of the area include sawmilling, auto assembly, food canning, flour milling, tobacco processing, and the manufacture of rubber, glass, metal, and paper products, cement, petroleum products, paint, enamelware, bicycles, furniture, and soap. its locals are mostly engadged in fishing. Located in the city are the University of Port Harcourt (1975) and Rivers State University of Science and Technology (1971). The port was established by the British in 1915 and serves eastern Nigeria and parts of northern Nigeria. Population more than 5 million.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Portharcourt is a nice city that you will really enjoy
  • Cons:things a bit more expensive here than other parts of Nigeria
  • In a nutshell:Come visit portharcourt
  • Last visit to Port Harcourt: Oct 2003
  • Intro Written Oct 31, 2003
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  • irishgalmtl's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2007 at 3:34 AM

    Hello there P.D., It has been well over due to see what was new on your pgs.. Wow what a catch... Donna :)

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2006 at 12:33 PM

    What a giant fish!

  • irisbe's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2004 at 11:32 AM

    My goodness P.D.!!! you have not only to have a lot of strenght to catch it but even just to hold it up!!! what a giant!!! yeah of course! I was indeed talking about the hugh fish hahaha

  • eviltooth's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2003 at 10:25 AM

    My goodness that's such a huge fish!!!

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