Biu
in Biu of Borno State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
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: 03:04 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.883 and -165.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Roto
References
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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

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 03:04 PM (Saturday). 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: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 19th of September 2021

32°C (90 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 20th of September 2021

33°C (91 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 21st of September 2021

30°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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, Nigeria

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.

Located at 10.6111, 12.195 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Borno State, Local Government Areas in Borno State

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Biu