in Awka South of Anambra, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.213 and 7.072 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 12' 45" and E 7° 4' 19"
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: 06:30 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu 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: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Discover Awka

Awka in Awka South (Anambra) with it's 167,738 citizens is a town in Nigeria about 199 mi (or 320 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Awka is now 06:30 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Awka. The closest airport in Nigeria is Asaba International Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 46 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Abagana, Ukpo, Neni, Achalla and Nteje. 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 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

36°C (96 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

36°C (96 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

35°C (95 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,9 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:30
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Trip to Eastern Nigeria

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Published: March 28, 2019
Length: 37:17 min
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Celebration in Igbo land, Nigeria

Published: April 23, 2019
Length: 26:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Janine Travel Guide

This is Ogidi, Anambra State where senior citizens of 80 years old and above were celebrated at a grand event called Iti Aro.

Eight Easy Head Wrap Styles For Braids, Twists & Faux Locs

Published: June 22, 2019
Length: 55:57 min
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How To Take Care of Your Natural Hair When in a Protective Style

Published: July 03, 2019
Length: 27:24 min
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Author: Viola Ekene

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Crude oil discover in Anambra state

Published: May 17, 2019
Length: 15:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ezebuike Chimezie

This crude oil was discovered by one native doctor who is looking for one Powerful herb in this Forest that has not been entered by any human for centuries.

How To Alleviate Itchy & Dry Scalp Plus Dandruff Using Apple Cider Vinegar

Published: June 05, 2019
Length: 11:07 min
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Author: Viola Ekene

This remedy is so effective and works for me plus every other person I've recommended it to during my natural hair consultations and I'd love you to try it.

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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.


Awka is the capital of Anambra State, Nigeria with an estimated population of 301,657 As of 2006 Nigerian census. The city is located about 400 miles east of Lagos in the centre of the densely populated Igbo heartland in southeastern Nigeria. The West-East Federal highway links Lagos, Benin City, Asaba, Onitsha, and Enugu to Awka and several local roads link it to other important towns such as Ekwulobia, Agulu, Enugwu-Ukwu, Abagana and Nnewi.

Located at 6.20694, 7.06778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Anambra State, Cities in Igboland

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Akwa, Awka, Óká, 아우카, Avka, Авка, اوکا, 奧卡