in Ikot Ekpene of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.182 and 7.715 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 10' 54" and E 7° 42' 53"
- 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: 02:03 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:17 am and 6:24 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: 3,8 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: 2023-09-23 08:29:02
Delve into Ikot Ekpene
Ikot Ekpene in Ikot Ekpene (Akwa Ibom State) with it's 254,806 habitants is located in Nigeria about 268 mi (or 432 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ikot Ekpene is now 02:03 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Ikot Ekpene. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sam Mbakwe International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Afaha Ikot Ebak, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo, Nto Edino, Odoro Ikpe and Oko Ita. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 25th of September 2023
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 26th of September 2023
32°C (89 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 27th of September 2023
31°C (88 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle 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.
Ikot Ekpene, known throughout Nigeria as " The Raffia City", or locally simply as "IK," is a historic town in the Niger Delta of Nigeria, and is in the densely populated state of Akwa Ibom. It is the political and cultural capital of the Annang ethnic group in Nigeria (Nair, 1972). The town is located on the A342 highway that parallels the coast, between Calabar to the south east and Aba to the west, with the state capital, Uyo, on this road just to the east.
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