Degema is a local government area located in Rivers State, Nigeria. It is situated in the Niger Delta region and is predominantly inhabited by the Degema people, who are part of the larger Ijaw ethnic group. The area is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical significance, and natural resources.
Degema is surrounded by water bodies, including the Degema Creek and the Atlantic Ocean, which makes it a hub for fishing and other aquatic activities. The waterways also serve as transportation routes for the movement of people and goods.
Degema is also home to several educational institutions, healthcare facilities, and government offices, which cater to the needs of the residents. Efforts have been made to improve infrastructure and provide essential services to the community.