Iwajowa is a Local Government Area (LGA) in Oyo state, Nigeria. Iwajowa LGA has its capital/headquarters located in Iwere-Ile; the headquarters of the Local Government is under Oyo North Senatorial District, Oyo State, Nigeria. Iwere-ile was a former powerful war town in the old Oyo empire, dreadful for many Oyo indigenes, as well as the Alaafin to attack. Iwere-ile became the headquarters of Iwajowa LG in December 1996 upon the creation of the creation of the new local government under the Gen Sanni Abacha's regime.
Other villages and settlements include; Iganna, Idiko-ile, Idi-Agemo, Ijeomeso, Ayetoro-Ile, Ijio, Itasa, Ilaja-ile, Elekokan, Ofeegun, Tudi, Jokolo and Ayegun Wasinmin. Iwajowa shares boundaries with the following: in the West by Benin Republic, in the East by Kajola Local Government, in the North by Atisbo Local Government and in the South by Ibarapa North Local Government. This Local Government is naturally endowed with vast landmass of fertile land for food & cash crops like cocoa, cashew etc. and other mineral resources like Kaolin, Tantalite, Granite, limestone etc.