in Ogoja of Cross River State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.658 and 8.799 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 39' 30" and E 8° 47' 57"
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: 04:09 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu 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: 2023-12-05 08:27:35

Explore Ogoja

Ogoja in Ogoja (Cross River State) with it's 37,466 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 188 mi (or 303 km) south-east of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Ogoja is now 04:09 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Ogoja, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Makurdi Airport in a distance of 73 mi (or 118 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Abuochiche, Okpoma, Vandeikya, Obudu and Boje. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 60% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 6th of December 2023

34°C (93 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Friday, 8th of December 2023

34°C (94 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Broken clouds, light 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.


Ogoja is a Local Government Area in Cross River State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is Ogoja town in the northeast of the area near the A4 highway at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|39|17|N|8|47|51|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 972 km² and a population of 171,901 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 550. The town was one of the provinces during pre-colonial independence.

Located at 6.65472, 8.7975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Cross River State, Local Government Areas in Cross River State


Ajaokuta is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria and a town within it on the left bank of the Niger River. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Egayan in the south of the area at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|40|11|N|8|48|19|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 1,362 km² and a population of 122,321 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 263. As of 2008 Ajaokuta, the town, had an estimated population of 16,039.

Located at 6.66972, 8.80528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kogi State, Local Government Areas in Kogi State

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