in Gboko of Benue State, Nigeria
- 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: 09:00 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:17 am and 6:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
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 09:00 PM (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: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||7%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021
26°C (80 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
26°C (78 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
25°C (77 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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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.
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.
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