Ado-Ekiti
in Ado-Ekiti of Ekiti State, Nigeria

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.623 and 5.221 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 37' 23" and E 5° 13' 15"
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: 03:27 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:32 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Touring Ado-Ekiti

Ado-Ekiti in Ado-Ekiti (Ekiti State) with it's 424,340 residents is a town located in Nigeria about 184 mi (or 297 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital place.

Time in Ado-Ekiti is now 03:27 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports nearby Ado-Ekiti, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Nigeria is Akure Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), South. 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 47 mi (or 75 km), West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Igede-Ekiti, Ilawe-Ekiti, Ikere-Ekiti, Aramoko-Ekiti and Oye-Ekiti. 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: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1013.2 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

25°C (78 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

26°C (78 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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.

University of Ado Ekiti

Ekiti State University of Ado Ekiti (EKSU) was established as Obafemi Awolowo University, Ado-Ekiti on March 30, 1982 by the administration of late Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin, the first civilian governor of Ondo State. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is located about 12 minutes drive from the centre of the city of Ado-Ekiti in Western Nigeria.

Located at 7.72117, 5.25753 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Ekiti State, Educational institutions established in 1982, 1982 establishments in Nigeria

Ikere-Ekiti

Ikere-Ekiti, also known as Ikere or Ikerre, is a city in Ekiti State of Nigeria. In Ikere Local Government. It is an agricultural centre. According to the 1991 census, the population was 59,257 but more current estimates put it at more than 100,000. Ikere is a town endowed with magnificent hills, including Orole and Olosunta. The town is located between Ado-Ekiti (the capital of Ekiti State) and Akure(the capital of Ondo State). The gateway to Ekiti Land.

Located at 7.5, 5.23333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Ekiti State, Populated places in Ekiti State

Iyin Ekiti

Iyin-Ekiti is a town in Ekiti State, Nigeria, near to Ado. It is at an elevation of 457 m The town was established between 1951 and 1954, when the Uyin people of the villages of Araromi, Okesale, Oketoro and Okelawe moved to the site, then sparsely occupied. Iyin now has eight primary and three post primary Schools, a modern police station and barracks, a general post office, a local government maternity centre and a general hospital. The town also has a micro-finance bank.

Located at 7.65833, 5.15833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Ekiti State


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ado-Ekiti, Ado