in Oron of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.822 and 8.235 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 49' 18" and E 8° 14' 6"
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: 06:43 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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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: 2024-06-14 08:00:00

Delve into Oron

Oron in Oron (Akwa Ibom State) is a town located in Nigeria about 297 mi (or 478 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Time in Oron is now 06:43 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Oron. The closest airport in Nigeria is Margaret Ekpo International Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Eyofin, Urue Offong, Okopedi, Calabar and Enwang. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 20%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

26°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Very heavy rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Roda Capoeira Calabar

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Roda com todos os participantes do Grupo Capoeira Calabar com todo seu axé.


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UNGES WAR fight or flight YouTube

Published: July 30, 2010
Length: 54:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Frank Adekunle Macaulay

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Project Thumbs Up: Supports Prof Ben Ayade For Governor, Cross River State 2015

Published: April 09, 2015
Length: 03:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mixmasterbrown

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Published: November 22, 2010
Length: 39:44 min
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Cross River State Government Street Lighting Development in Partnership with Lilleker Brothers Nigeria Ltd.

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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.

Oron, Nigeria

Oron is a Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Oron, home to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria. It has an area of 64 km² and a population of 87,461 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 523.

Located at 4.82583, 8.23389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State, Populated places in Akwa Ibom State

Maritime Academy of Nigeria

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria is a federally owned educational institute in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Originally called the Nautical College of Nigeria, it was established in 1979 to educate and train shipboard officers, ratings and shore-based management personnel. The first batch of Cadets graduated in 1983. In 1988 the college's mandate was expanded to training all levels and categories of personnel for all facets of the Nigerian maritime industry.

Located at 4.82583, 8.23389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State, Maritime colleges

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Oron, Oron Town