Nsukka is a town and Local Government Area in Enugu State in south-eastern Nigeria. The city has 41,282 inhabitants according to the 2012 calculations and is located north of the city of Enugu in the Udi Hills at an altitude of 396 meters. Most of the residents belong to the ethnic group of the Igbo. In the first University of Nigeria Nsukka, University of Nigeria was founded by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the first president of the country.
Nsukka was in the territory of the State of Biafra that existed from 1967 to 1970. In July 1967, the city was one of the first to be recaptured in the Biafran war of independence against the Nigerian central government of the Nigerian troops.
The writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nsukka, in several of her books and short stories appeared Nsukka as a place of action on.