in Oredo of Edo, Nigeria
- Benin Airport (2 mi)
- Warri Airport (53 mi)
- Akure Airport (67 mi)
- Asaba International Airport (72 mi)
- Sam Mbakwe International Airport (126 mi)
- Port Harcourt International Airport (129 mi)
- Akanu Ibiam International Airport (133 mi)
- Ibadan Airport (133 mi)
- Murtala Muhammed International Airport (159 mi)
- Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (Unesco heritage, 123 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.338 and 5.626 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 20' 17" and E 5° 37' 32"
- 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: 03:23 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:21 am and 6:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-05-28 07:34:19
Discover Benin City
Benin City in Oredo (Edo) with it's 1,125,058 citizens is a town in Nigeria about 227 mi (or 366 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital city.
Current time in Benin City is now 03:23 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports near Benin City, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Benin Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 123 mi (or 197 km), North-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Uselu, Idogbo, Iguobazuwa, Koko and Oghara. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 30th of May 2023
28°C (82 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 31st of May 2023
35°C (94 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Thursday, 1st of June 2023
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
BEST WESTERN HOMEVILLE
Protea Hotel Benin City Select Emotan
Videos from this area
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Polka Dot Wedding Cake, Benin-city, Nigeria
Presented this wedding cake on April 27, 2013. Venue: UNIBEN Staff School Hall, Benin city, Nigeria.
Commercio alimentare al dettaglio a Benin City
Attività di commercio alimentare al dettaglio finanziata da Roccia di Fuoco Onlus attraverso lo strumento del Microcredito Microcredit retail food-stuff financed by Rock of Fire Onlus.
Motorcycle Stunt Riding
Motorcycle stuntman in Benin City, Edo State Nigeria performing for an audience. #JujuFilms #MotorcycleStunt #OgbeniAyotunde #Nigeria.
Project Charilove is a school for disabled children founded by Chris Omusi in Benin City Nigeria.
Fairytale Hearts Wedding Cake
Presented on November 3, 2012. Venue: Bishop Kelly Centre, Benin-city, Nigeria. Made by WOW! Cakes Enterprises.
Edo state Commssioner for Environment and Pubic Utilities Debunks Allegations
Here the Edo state Commssioner for Environment and Pubic Utilities, Hon. Prince Clem Agba, debunks allegations made by factional Chairman of PDP, Chief Dan Orbih on developmental issues. Here.
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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.
Benin City, is a city (2006 est. pop. 1,147,188) and the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria. It is a city approximately 25 miles north of the Benin River. It is situated 200 miles by road east of Lagos. Benin is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry, but processing palm nuts for oil is also an important traditional industry.
Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Benin City, Nigeria. Originally known as Ogbe Stadium, it is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Bendel Insurance FC. The stadium has a capacity of 20,000 people. It is named after the two-time Governor of the old Bendel State, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia. In Feb. 2009, the stadium was banned by the National League for having an unsafe, below-standard playing surface.
Benin Airport is an airport serving Benin, a city in the Edo State of Nigeria.
Benson Idahosa University
The Benson Idahosa University is a private, non-profit, Christian university in Benin City, Nigeria. Benson Idahosa University is named after Archbishop Benson Idahosa, a Charismatic Pentecostal minister from Benin City, Nigeria, and reflects his evangelical beliefs. The president of Benson Idahosa University is the son of the late Archbishop the Rev. F.E. B Idahosa II, a minister of the Church of God Mission founded by the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Benin City
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Benin City is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Benin City in Nigeria.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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