in Arochukwu of Abia State, Nigeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.389 and 7.912 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 23' 21" and E 7° 54' 44"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Naira - NGN
- Spoken languages:
- English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulah
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:21 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:16 am and 6:22 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Kanton Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Nigeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Arochukwu in Arochukwu (Abia State) with it's 10,776 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 255 mi (or 410 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.
Local time in Arochukwu is now 04:21 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Arochukwu. The closest airport in Nigeria is Margaret Ekpo International Airport in a distance of 41 mi (or 67 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
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Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 27th of September 2021
24°C (75 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 28th of September 2021
28°C (82 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 29th of September 2021
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Arochukwu, sometimes referred to as Arochuku, or Aro-Okigbo, (pronounced Aruchukwu) is the third largest city in Abia State in southeastern Nigeria and homeland of the Igbo subgroup, Aro people. It is composed of 19 villages with an overall leader called Eze Aro. Arochukwu is a principal historic town in Igboland. It was also one of the cities in the Southern protectorate conquered by the British colonial government. Several historic tourist sites exist in the city.
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