Arochukwu
in Arochukwu of Abia State, Nigeria

Location Summary
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: 11:58 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:42 am and 6:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 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: 2024-02-22 08:21:11

Explore Arochukwu

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 11:58 AM (Thursday). 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).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Odoro Ikpe, Oko Ita, Itu, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo and Ebem Ohafia. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of February 2024

36°C (97 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Very heavy rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

33°C (92 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

34°C (93 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

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

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.

Located at 5.38333, 7.91667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Abia State, Aros, Towns in Igboland, Local Government Areas in Abia State, Cities in Igboland


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Arochuku, Arochukwu