Enugu is the capital city of Enugu state, Nigeria. Located in the south east of Nigeria, it an Igbo speaking city. The name Enugu is derived from the two Igbo words Enu Ụ́gwụ́ meaning "hill top" denoting the city's hilly geography. The city was named after Enugwu Ngwo, under which coal was found. This area is inhabited by a sub-group of the Igbo tribe known as "Nike". This city is characterized with a Humid climate, with high levels occurring mostly between March - November. Enugu is Nicknamed "Coal City". Reason being the availability of coal deposits in the city.
Enugu is blessed with certain Industries, one of them being the urban market and bottling industries. Enugu is also one of the filming locations for directors of the Nigerian movie industry, dubbed "Nollywood". Enugu's main airport is the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. The main educational establishment in the city is the Enugu campus of the University of Nigeria based in Nsukka, a town north of Enugu and in the same state.