in Uyo of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.051 and 7.933 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 3' 4" and E 7° 56' 0"
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: 02:18 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 am and 6:35 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

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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Explore Uyo

Uyo in Uyo (Akwa Ibom State) with it's 436,606 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 278 mi (or 448 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Uyo is now 02:18 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 Uyo. The closest airport in Nigeria is Margaret Ekpo International Airport in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), 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: Idu, Nung Udoe, Oko Ita, Itu and Abak. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 17%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 20th of May 2024

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

The New Uyo

Published: October 16, 2012
Length: 14:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

This episode takes a critical look at the astronomical development that Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital has witnessed since the inception of Godswill Obot Akpabio administration in 2007.

2012 Senate retreat in Uyo

Published: June 29, 2012
Length: 58:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

The senate of the Federal republic of Nigeria has their 2012 retreat in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Niger Delta Young Professionals Conference Uyo 2013

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 10:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

Senate retreat 2012 in Uyo reloaded

Published: July 06, 2012
Length: 34:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

We bring you the concluding part of the Senators' retreat in Uyo 2012.

Machete attack!

Published: February 08, 2015
Length: 57:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Radu Grecu

Jungle Trip Uyo,Nigeria.

Ikot Ekpene-Aba road under construction

Published: March 03, 2015
Length: 50:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

More roads to prosperity

Published: April 02, 2013
Length: 57:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

This week's presentation highlights the on-going road construction that cuts across urban/rural areas, which adds more mileage to the existing road network in the State. The extensive road...

Gulder Ultimate Search 2013

Published: November 13, 2013
Length: 22:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

Authorities of Nigerian Breweries Plc, sponsors of the Gulder Ultimate Show found the state good enough to host the 10th edition of the show having previously hosted the 9th edition. This thus...


Published: September 23, 2013
Length: 08:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information


AKS Project commissioning 2013

Published: June 02, 2013
Length: 50:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AKS Ministry of Information

To mark the six years of uncommon transformation by the Godswill Akpabio administration, the Akwa Ibom State Government will be commissioning several turnkey projects to mark this milestone.

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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.


Uyo is a city in south-eastern Nigeria and is the capital of Akwa Ibom State, a major oil producing state of Nigeria. The city became a capital of Akwa Ibom State on September 23, 1987 following the creation of Cross River State. The University of Uyo resides in this city. The population of Uyo, according to the 2006 Nigerian Census which comprises Uyo and Itu, is 436,606. while the urban Area, including Uruan, is 554,906.

Located at 5.05, 7.93333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Akwa Ibom State, Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State

Uyo Township Stadium

Uyo Township Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Uyo, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Akwa United F.C. of the Nigerian Premier League. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 spectators.

Located at 5.01861, 7.92528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Uyo, QUO