Effurun is the capital town of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. It is highly populated and is a gateway into the city of Warri.
Effurun is a privileged community in Nigeria with a Federal University of Petroleum Resource
There is also a Petroleum Training Institute at Effurun There was a pipeline explosion within the area which proves that the area is important and its inhabitants deserves special attention. Effurun is accessible through the airport at Osubi or through the Sapele and Warri seaports