in Calabar Municipal of Cross River State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.959 and 8.327 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 57' 32" and E 8° 19' 37"
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: 05:50 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:33 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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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: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Touring Calabar

Calabar in Calabar Municipal (Cross River State) with it's 461,796 residents is a town located in Nigeria about 289 mi (or 465 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital place.

Time in Calabar is now 05:50 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Calabar. The closest airport in Nigeria is Margaret Ekpo International Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Oron, Ikot Nakanda, Odukpani, Eyofin and Okopedi. 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 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

33°C (91 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

31°C (87 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Roda Capoeira Calabar

Published: July 30, 2013
Length: 11:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Contra Mestreconrado

Roda com todos os participantes do Grupo Capoeira Calabar com todo seu axé.


Published: July 30, 2013
Length: 22:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Contra Mestreconrado

Treino básico no sábado com os contra mestres :Kecio e Conrado com a participação dos professores: Gil,Montanha e cutia.E formados Perna e Bujão.


Published: August 06, 2013
Length: 44:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jonatas santos


UNGES WAR fight or flight YouTube

Published: July 30, 2010
Length: 54:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Frank Adekunle Macaulay

Nigerian Epic Action Movie UNGES WAR fight scene. Unge's war is a story about Ukah (M.J. Mathias) the greatest warrior of his generation who needs his son Unge (Five times world martial...

Project Thumbs Up: Supports Prof Ben Ayade For Governor, Cross River State 2015

Published: April 09, 2015
Length: 03:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mixmasterbrown

A group of Cross River State entertainers, community/social workers, entertainment stake holders and intellects came together to show unmatched support for the candidate they know will take...

Cross River State Street Lighting Development

Published: November 22, 2010
Length: 39:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LillekerBrothers

Cross River State Government Street Lighting Development in Partnership with Lilleker Brothers Nigeria Ltd.

Life without limbs

Published: August 22, 2018
Length: 02:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LessonsFromCEOs TV

If you can just hold on and give yourself a second chance, you will succeed. #LessonsFromCEOs #lifewithoutlimbs #inspiration #inspirational #inspirations ...

A new women group Launched in Calabar- April 2019 - The Living Woman

Published: May 08, 2019
Length: 51:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Linda Asimole Ellah

8 May 2019 The Living Woman, a platform for women focused on their Personal Growth and Fulfillment of their Purpose, was recently launched in the beautiful ...

FINDING BEAUTY IN CALABAR - CALABAR CARNIVAL. Nigeria the media don't show often.

Published: July 10, 2019
Length: 40:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ariyo Media

This is the 6th Episode of the "Finding Beauty Series" with Ariyo. Come with me as I explore, document and show you the beauty of the Calabar carnival in ...

Spoken word poetry, LET'S TALK ABOUT INI

Published: December 20, 2018
Length: 45:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: D'neo Agency

LET'S TALK ABOUT INI It is a taboo for a child to make the mother brandish her breasts in public. The milk you sucked, they say, will choke you in the throat. But.

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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.


Calabar (also referred to as 'Canaan City') is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Atakpa, from the Jukun language. The city is watered by the Calabar and Great Kwa Rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta). Calabar is the capital of Cross River State. For the purpose of administration, the city is divided into Calabar Municipal and Calabar South LGAs.

Located at 4.95, 8.325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Calabar, Populated places in Cross River State, Nigerian state capitals, Port cities and towns in Nigeria, Cross River (Nigeria)

U. J. Esuene Stadium

U. J. Esuene Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Calabar, Nigeria.

Located at 4.9675, 8.32686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1977, Football venues in Nigeria, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria, Event venues established in 1977

Margaret Ekpo International Airport

Margaret Ekpo International Airport, also known as Calabar Airport, is an airport serving Calabar, a city in Cross River State in Nigeria.

Located at 4.97583, 8.34694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nigeria, Cross River State

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Calabar.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Calabar.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Calabar, Калабар, Kalabaro, CBQ, 칼라바르, Kalabaras, کالابار, 卡拉巴尔