in Awka South of Anambra, Nigeria
- 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: 02:48 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:17 am and 6:16 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Nigeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2019-10-16 07:22:50
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 02:48 AM (Thursday). 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: 30°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||8%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 18th of October 2019
30°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 19th of October 2019
24°C (75 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 20th of October 2019
24°C (75 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Awka.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Akwa, Awka, Óká, 아우카, Avka, Авка, اوکا, 奧卡