Ikot Obong Erong
in Ikot Ekpene of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.166 and 7.692 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 9' 56" and E 7° 41' 29"
- 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: 09:59 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:17 am and 6:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Kanton Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2020-09-26 07:19:32
Delve into Ikot Obong Erong
Ikot Obong Erong in Ikot Ekpene (Akwa Ibom State) is located in Nigeria about 269 mi (or 433 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ikot Obong Erong is now 09:59 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Ikot Obong Erong. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sam Mbakwe International Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 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: Ikot Ekpene, Afaha Ikot Ebak, Ibiaku Ntok Okpo, Nto Edino and Utu Etim Ekpo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||19%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Sunday, 27th of September 2020
26°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Very heavy rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 28th of September 2020
29°C (84 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 29th of September 2020
25°C (77 °F)
23°C (74 °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.
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.
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic is a tertiary learning institution in Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1991. The polytechnic has schools of Applied Sciences, Communication Arts, Preliminary Studies, Business and Management, Engineering, Environmental Studies and Legal Studies. The polytechnic is owned by Akwa Ibom State. In 2010, the state allocated about N1 billion to enhance the polytechnic.
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