in Biu of Borno State, Nigeria
- Sukur Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 94 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 10.613 and 12.195 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 10° 36' 46" and E 12° 11' 40"
- 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: 03:12 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:13 am and 5:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.883 and -165.833 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2022-11-30 08:15:39
Delve into Biu
Biu in Biu (Borno State) with it's 95,005 habitants is located in Nigeria about 337 mi (or 543 km) east of Abuja, the country's capital town.
Current time in Biu is now 03:12 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 6 airports close to Biu. The closest airport in Nigeria is Yola Airport in a distance of 95 mi (or 153 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Sukur Cultural Landscape in a distance of 94 mi (or 151 km), East.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Azare, Kwaya Kusar, Shani, Bara and Briyel. 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||20°C / 69 °F|
|Evening Temperature||34°C / 93 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 11% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
31°C (88 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 2nd of December 2022
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 3rd of December 2022
38°C (100 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
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.
Biu is a town and a Local Government Area (LGA) in southern Borno State of Nigeria. The town is the administrative center of the LGA. The town was once the capital of the Biu kingdom, and is now capital of the Biu Emirate. Biu lies on the Biu Plateau at an average elevation of 626 meters. The region is semi-arid.