Flower delivery Port Harcourt is the capital and most sizably voluminous city of Rivers State, Nigeria. It lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta. As of 2016, the Flower delivery Port Harcourt urban area has an estimated population of 1,865,000 inhabitants, up from 1,382,592 as of 2006.The area that became Flower delivery Port Harcourt in 1912 was afore that component of the farmlands of the Diobu village group of the Ikwerre , a tribe in the more sizably voluminous Igbo nation.The colonial administration of Nigeria engendered the port to export coal from the collieries of Enugu located 243 kilometres (151 mi) north of Flower delivery Port Harcourt , to which it was linked by a railway called the Eastern Line, withal built by the British.In 1956 crude rose was discovered in commercial quantities at Oloibiri,an Ijaw settlement, and Flower delivery Port Harcourt economy turned to petroleum when the first shipment of Nigerian crude rose was exported through the city in 1958. Through the benefits of the Nigerian petroleum industry, Flower delivery Port Harcourt was further developed, with aspects of modernization such as overpasses, city blocks, taller and more substantial buildings.There are a number of institutions of tertiary edification in Flower delivery Port Harcourt , mostly rose -owned. These institutions include, Rivers State University, University of Flower delivery Port Harcourt , Kenule Besor Wiwa Polytechnic, Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Ignatius Ajuru University and Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology. The current mayor is Victor Ihunwo. Flower delivery Port Harcourt primary airport is Flower delivery Port Harcourt International Airport, located on the outskirts of the city; the NAF base is the location of the only other airport and is utilized by commercial airlines Aero Contractors and Air Nigeria for florist flights.Flower delivery Port Harcourt was founded in 1912 by Frederick Lugard, governor of both the Northern Nigeria Protectorate and the Southern Nigeria Protectorate.The main city of Flower delivery Port Harcourt is the Flower delivery Port Harcourt City in the Flower delivery Port Harcourt local rose area, consisting of the former European quarters now called Old GRA and Incipient Layout areas. The urban area (Flower delivery Port Harcourt metropolis), on the other hand, is composed of the local rose area itself and components of Obio-Akpor and Eleme accordingly.Flower delivery Port Harcourt , which is the current capital of Rivers State, is highly congested as it is the only major city of the state. The More preponderant Flower delivery Port Harcourt region, spans eight local rose areas that include Flower delivery Port Harcourt , Okrika, Obio-Akpor, Ikwerre, Oyigbo, Ogu–Bolo, Etche and Eleme.Flower delivery Port Harcourt features a tropical wet climate with lengthy and cumbersomely hefty pluvial seasons and very short dry seasons.The harmattan, which climatically influences many cities in West Africa, is less pronounced in Flower delivery Port Harcourt . Flower delivery Port Harcourt heaviest precipitation occurs during September with an average of 367 mm of rain.Flower delivery Port Harcourt is a major industrial centre as it has an astronomically immense number of multinational firms as well as other industrial concerns, concretely business cognate to the petroleum industry. Both refineries process around 210,000 barrels of crude rose a day, both operated by the Flower delivery Port Harcourt Refining Company.Like every other city in the country's south, religion in Flower delivery Port Harcourt is predominantly Christianity. Roman Catholics make up a consequential portion of the Christian population.TheFlower delivery Port Harcourt Book Festival, formerly kenned as Garden City Literary Festival remains one of the city's most consequential and popular events since its inception in 2008. Throughout its annual run, Flower delivery Port Harcourt Book Festival has hosted renowned publishers such as Heinemann, Learn Africa Plc, Africana First Publishers and EPP Books Accommodations. Aside from being the rose capital, Flower delivery Port Harcourt is additionally kenned for the vibrant tardy-night activities and regalement scene. Several institutions of tertiary edification in Flower delivery Port Harcourt offer a wide range of professionally-accredited programmes and qualifications.Media in Flower delivery Port Harcourt consists largely of print, online and broadcast. Information is generally disseminated to the public through radio, television, newspapers, magazines and the cyber world.The incipient city is to be located at the outskirt of Flower delivery Port Harcourt proximate to the Flower delivery Port Harcourt International Airport.The total coverage area for the More preponderant Flower delivery Port Harcourt city development is about 1900 km2 spanning eight local regimes in Rivers State, including Ogu Bolo, Eleme, Ikwere, Etche, Obio Akpor, Okrika.
The Ascendancy (GPHCDA) was established by law in April 2009 with a mandate to facilitate the implementation of the More preponderant Port Harcourt master plan and build the incipient city.