Benin City
in Oredo of Edo, Nigeria

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Location Summary
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: 02:05 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 6:49 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: 3,1 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: 2019-08-20 07:22:03

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 02:05 PM (Tuesday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 1013.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

29°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

30°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


2,8 mi
00000 Benin-City

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Protea Hotel Benin City Select Emotan

1,3 mi
4 Central Road, Off Sapele Road, Edo State
6529 Benin-City

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Rating: 5 of 5
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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

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.

Located at 6.3176, 5.6145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Edo State, Nigerian state capitals, Benin City

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.

Located at 6.33222, 5.61111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Benin City

Benin Airport

Benin Airport is an airport serving Benin, a city in the Edo State of Nigeria.

Located at 6.31694, 5.59944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nigeria, Benin City

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.

Located at 6.33333, 5.63333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Benin City, Educational institutions established in 1994

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.

Located at 6.34098, 5.62545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria, Roman Catholic dioceses in Nigeria, Benin City

Okomu Forest Reserve

The Okomu Forest Reserve is a forest block covering an area of 1081 km² in Edo State, about 50 km west of Benin City, Nigeria. The Okomu National Park lies within the reserve. The park holds a small part of the forests that once covered the region, and is the last habitat for many endangered species.

Located at 6.41667, 5.46667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forest Reserves of Nigeria

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