in Gboko of Benue State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.323 and 9.001 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 19' 21" and E 9° 0' 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: 03:06 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:10 am and 6:07 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: 3,9 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Gboko

Gboko in Gboko (Benue State) is a place in Nigeria about 158 mi (or 254 km) south-east of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Gboko is now 03:06 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Gboko, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Makurdi Airport in a distance of 37 mi (or 60 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lessel, Buruku, Wannune, Katsina-Ala and Ugba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 19th of October 2021

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 20th of October 2021

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 21st of October 2021

24°C (74 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

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Sp00ki Shrek

Published: September 26, 2013
Length: 19:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ShrekHorseman


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Gboko is a fast growing town in the Benue State of North-central Nigeria. The name Gboko also refers to a Local Government in Benue State. The population for the town is over 500,000, mostly Tiv people. It is the traditional capital of the Tiv tribe and it has the official residence of the Tor-Tiv, who is the paramount traditional ruler of the Tiv people that spread across Benue, Taraba, Plateau, Nasarawa, and Enugu States. Gboko was also the headquarters of the Tiv Native Authority.

Located at 7.325, 9.005 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Benue State, Local Government Areas in Benue State

Roman Catholic Diocese of Gboko

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gboko is a diocese located in the city of Gboko in the Ecclesiastical province of Abuja in Nigeria.

Located at 7.325, 9.005 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria, Roman Catholic dioceses in Nigeria, Religious organizations established in 2012, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 21st century

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