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Nigeria has the world’s highest rate of twins. Within Nigeria, the south-west leads the way and within the south-west, the town of Igbo-Ora comes out top of the twins league, population experts say. Igbo-Ora is a town in Oyo State, south-western Nigeria, situated 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Lagos.

The unusually large number of twin births in the region have earned the town the nickname Twin Capital of the World. The Yoruba tribe in the town of Igbo-Ora Nigeria, has the world’s highest rate of twin births, with 158 twins per 1000 births and thus been nicknamed the Twin Capital of the World.

Source: http://thenationonlineng.net/12-shocking-facts-about-nigeria/, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/2253845.stm