in Maiduguri of Borno State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.847 and 13.157 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 50' 48" and E 13° 9' 25"
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: 09:05 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:42 am and 6:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.883 and -165.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Delve into Maiduguri

Maiduguri in Maiduguri (Borno State) with it's 1,112,449 habitants is a city located in Nigeria about 430 mi (or 692 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Maiduguri is now 09:05 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Maiduguri. The closest airport in Nigeria is Maiduguri International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), West. 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 81 mi (or 131 km), South.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Khaddamari, Konduga, Magumeri, Mafa and Bama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 104 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 6%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

40°C (104 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

41°C (105 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

43°C (109 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Akasarin Manyan Hanyoyin Mota da Suka Shiga ko Suka Fita Daga Maiduguri, Mayu 31, 2014

Published: June 02, 2014
Length: 54:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SashenVOAHausa

Akasarin manyan hanyoyin mota da suka shiga ko suka fita daga Maiduguri, babban birnin Jihar Borno, sun zamo masu hatsarin gaske ga matafiya. Direbobi sukan yi gudu sosai, yayin da ba a cika...

Hikmar Musulunci (Falalar Fatiha) Sheikh Ibrahim Saleh

Published: May 02, 2012
Length: 35:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: babaske2003

sheikh shariff ibrahim saleh al hussaini yana magana akan falalar suratul fatiha a ruwan dan musulmi...


Published: August 13, 2018
Length: 24:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Muhammed Khamees Abdullahi


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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.


Maiduguri, also called Yerwa by its locals, is the capital and the largest city of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria. It is popularly called "Home of Peace". The city sits along the seasonal Ngadda River which disappears into the Firki swamps in the areas around Lake Chad. Maiduguri was founded in 1907 as a military outpost by the British and has since grown rapidly with a population exceeding 1 million by 2007.

Located at 11.8333, 13.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Borno State, Nigerian state capitals, Maiduguri, Populated places established in 1907, Local Government Areas in Borno State

El-Kanemi Stadium

El-Kanemi Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Maiduguri, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of El-Kanemi Warriors. The stadium has a seating capacity of 10,000 people. It was named after the famous Kanem-Borno Empire ruler, Muhammad al-Amin al-Kanemi.

Located at 11.8461, 13.1458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Maiduguri, El-Kanemi Warriors

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Maiduguri.

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maidugari, Maidiguri, Maiduguri, مايدوغوري, Майдугури, מידוגורי, MIU, マイドゥグリ, 마이두구리, Maiduguris, Маидугури, Майдугурі, 邁杜古里