Best Places To Live In Port Harcourt

Best Places To Live In Port Harcourt

Best Places To Live In Port Harcourt

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Port Harcourt is the River State capital city located in the southern region of Nigeria. It is one of Nigeria’s most developed metropolitan areas and it’s listed among the world’s top energy cities.

Currently, the city is regarded as one of the most congested cities in Nigeria. However, it’s quite challenging to decide where best to stay due to the city population’s daily growth and the high rent cost.

Nevertheless, the city is popularly known for its high commercial and social activities. Despite the developments and beautification, some area in the city still suffer from cultism, gangsterism, and robbery. This article will discuss the best place to live in port Harcourt.

Five Best Places To Live In Port Harcourt 

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Peter Odili Road

This district was named after A former Governor of River State, Dr. Peter Odili. It is home to some indigenous oil and gas companies in Port Harcourt and shares a border with Madi Industrial Layout Trans A. This district is beautiful, neat, and peaceful and has luxurious apartments and averagely-priced properties to cater to middle-class individuals.

It is a rapidly developing area and will contest with G.R.A. in time. So, if you are considering relocating or starting a business, the district would be best because most of your neighbors are high-income earners.

Old G.R.A.

Old G.R.A. is one of the most exclusive residential places in Port Harcourt. The Europeans initially occupied this district during the colonial era. It is home to several government officials and one of the most serene and beautiful places to live in Port Harcourt.

The district has some popular and notable places, including the River State House of Assembly, the People Democratic Party secretariat, etc., and some top hotels can be found in this area. Still, the cost of rent is very expensive.

New G.R.A.

New G.R.A. is one of the most serene and beautiful places to live in Port Harcourt. In this district, one does not need a clock as the area is open to human activities all around the clock. Although house rent is very expensive, the nightlife here is one of the best in the city.

This district has top clubs and bars like Casablanca and Port Harcourt lounge. And also has one of the biggest cinema houses (Genesis Deluxe Cinema), and top event centers can be found here.

Woji Estate

This area is one of the best places to live in Port Harcourt. It has a good road network, favorable light conditions, and is quite safe compared to other areas in Port Harcourt.

In this area, rents are quite affordable depending on your budget, but some landlords increase rent according to the increase in power supply time.

Woji estate has a top school and green environment, making it a place for both high-income and mid-income earners to live.

Ada George/Agip

This is one of the most popular areas in Port Harcourt, with road dualization. The area suddenly became a good choice for the property investor. This area has some good nightclubs and bars and has improved security, good access, and linking roads.


Is Port Harcourt a nice place to live?

It is a nice place to live, like any other fast-developing state. It is a good place to start a business or pursue a career opportunity.

Where do rich people stay in Port Harcourt?

  • Old G.R.A.
  • New G.R.A.
  • Peter Odili Road
  • Woji Estate
  • Olive Crest Estate
  • Ada George/Agip

What language does Port Harcourt speak?

The indigenous language is Ikwerre, but English and pidgin are generally spoken.

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Conclusion: Best Places To Live In Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt is one of the best places to live in Nigeria despite the fact that the cost of living is quite expensive. There are several businesses or job opportunities there, which is why the population is increasing.

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