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Oron may refer to:

  • Oron (state), one of the major states in the old Calabar Kingdom
  • Oron District, Switzerland
  • Oron, Vaud, Switzerland. Created in 2012 it includes the former municipalities of:
    • Oron-la-Ville, Switzerland
    • Oron-le-Châtel, Switzerland
  • Oron, Moselle, France
  • Oron, Akwa Ibom, a city and local government area in Akwa Ibom State
  • Oron language, of Nigeria known as Oro
  • Oron people, a people from Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria
  • Oron, Israel, an industrial zone in Israel
  • Lake Oron, Russia
Oron (state)

Oron was one of the major states in the Akwa Akpa Kingdom of present-day Nigeria. Oron people share a close ancestral lineage to the Efik people in Cross River State; Ibono, Uruan, Eastern Obolo in Akwa Ibom State and the Andoni (Obolo) people in Rivers State. The Oron people (Örö) are a major ethnic group in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.