in Yenegoa of Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.927 and 6.268 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 55' 36" and E 6° 16' 3"
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: 11:23 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:20 am and 6:42 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: 2024-05-23 08:16:57

Discover Yenagoa

Yenagoa in Yenegoa (Bayelsa State) with it's 24,335 citizens is a town in Nigeria about 298 mi (or 479 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Yenagoa is now 11:23 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Yenagoa. The closest airport in Nigeria is Port Harcourt International Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 76 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kaiama, Oporoma, Sagbama, Ogbia and Akinima. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of May 2024

31°C (88 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

33°C (91 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

32°C (90 °F)
25°C (78 °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.

Kidnap Attempt

Published: April 03, 2010
Length: 09:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nlsnpowers

This is a video of us driving back to Yenagoa in Bayelsa, Nigeria, which is at the heart of the Niger Delta. Kidnapping is a lucrative business for the militants and luckily our driver was...


Published: October 08, 2014
Length: 15:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bayelsanew mediateam


Take-off from Bayelsa

Published: July 27, 2009
Length: 22:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yuval Rabin

Niger Delta

Published: October 26, 2012
Length: 20:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ThePnB1968 presents.

Nigerian Village | Nembe City | Bayelsa State

Published: January 21, 2019
Length: 30:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dr. Dano Vlogs

It was the my first time visiting my village (home town), and it got me excited. Although I stayed for just a day, i was able to have some fun and see some cool ...

Bayelsa Vlogmas | Yenagoa City

Published: January 02, 2019
Length: 44:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dr. Dano Vlogs

Christmas in Yenagoa was fun! So apart from the celebrations, Mike and I did something small for the kids this season. Enjoy! Gave gifts to a hundred plus kids.

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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.


Yenagoa is a Local Government Area in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Yenagoa (the State capital) in the south of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:4|55|29|N|6|15|51|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. The LGA has an area of 706 km² and a population of 353,344 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 561. Yenagoa is the traditional home of the Ijaw people. The Ijaw form the majority of the bayelsa state.

Located at 4.92472, 6.26417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bayelsa State, Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State, Nigerian state capitals

Yenagoa Township Stadium

Yenagoa Township Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Yenagoa, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of both Ocean Boys FC and Bayelsa United. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people. It was rededicated in 2009 and named after former Nigeria standout Samson Siasia. Samson Siasia is a former Nigerian soccer player who has coached a number of teams and recorded a number of successes.

Located at 4.93278, 6.26667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Bayelsa State

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Yenagoa, Yenegoa