Oriade is a Local Government Area (LGA) in the northeastern part of Osun State, Nigeria. It is predominantly occupied by the Ijesa people. Its capital is Ijebu-Jesa (or Ijebu Ijesha) in the north of the area at 7°41′00″N 4°49′00″E. Oriade has an area of 465 km2 and a population of 148,617 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 233. The area covers various cities and towns, including parts of Ilesa, Ijebu-Jesa, Ipetu-Ijesha, Erinmo, Erin-Ijesa, Iloko, Ijeda, Iwaraja, Erin-oke, Ipo Arakeji, Ikeji-Arakeji, Ikeji-Ile, Ira-Ikeji, Orisunbare, Iwoye, Owena, Dagbaja, Omo-Ijesa, Ilo-Ayegunle, Ere, Eti-Oni, Apoti, Ijinmo etc. The Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls also known as Olumirin is a seven-step Waterfall in Osun State. Legend has it that the waterfall was discovered in 1140 AD by one of the daughters of Oduduwa. The fall features seven floors and is said to have medicinal properties.

Oriade is a rural area with a predominantly agricultural economy. The main crops grown in the area are cocoa, yam, cassava, and maize. There are also a number of small industries in the area, including food processing, textiles, and furniture making. The people of Oriade are predominantly Yoruba.

The main language spoken in the area is Yoruba, but there are also a number of other languages spoken, including Hausa, Fulani, and Igbo. The main religion in Oriade is Islam, but there are also a significant number of Christians in the area. Oriade is a relatively peaceful area, but there have been a number of clashes between farmers and herders in recent years. The main challenges facing Oriade are poverty, unemployment, and lack of infrastructure. The government of Oriade is working to address these challenges by investing in education, healthcare, and infrastructure. Oriade is a beautiful and peaceful area with a rich culture and history. It is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

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