Abuja
in Municipal Area Council of Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.058 and 7.495 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 3' 28" and E 7° 29' 42"
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: 04:54 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 6:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
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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: 2019-02-18 09:03:10

Delve into Abuja

Abuja in Municipal Area Council (Federal Capital Territory) with it's 590,400 habitants is a town located in Nigeria. It's the capital of this country.

Time in Abuja is now 04:54 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Abuja, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Karu, Bwari, Kuje, Suleja and Sabon Wuse. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Sheraton Abuja Hotel

Address
1,0 mi
LADI KWALI WAY
Abuja
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Transcorp Hilton Abuja

Address
1,2 mi
1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street Maitama
900001 Abuja
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Fraser Suites Abuja

Address
1,2 mi
Plot 294 Leventis Close
905102 Abuja
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Chelsea Hotel Central Area

Address
1,1 mi
Plot 123 Muhammadu Buhari Way CBD
00234 Abuja
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:30
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HAWTHORN SUITES BY WYNDHAM ABU

Address
1,6 mi
1 UKE STREET
00000 Abuja
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL DE BENTLY

Address
3,4 mi
OKONJO IWEALA WAY UTAKO
0 ABUJA
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Lufthansa A330-300 Landing At Abuja From Frankfurt

Published: September 03, 2013
Length: 31:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sagir Ramalan

Lufthansa LH562 Landing At Abuja.


President Kagame speaks on agriculture at World Economic Forum- Abuja, -7 May 2014

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 49:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame


Sunrise Hills Abuja

Published: August 05, 2014
Length: 07:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lamudi Nigeria

The new Sunrise Hills Estate in Abuja, Nigeria. Adapted with modern housing concepts for safety, security and natural constraints common to the existing environment. Facilities include round-the-c...


For Parties Rent the Mobile Video Game Trailer!! Available in Abuja!!

Published: February 13, 2015
Length: 31:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mobile Video Game Carnival Trailer Abuja

http://www.mobilevideoabuja.com Mobile Video Entertainment brings the Ultimate Mobile Video Gaming experience right to your front door! It's the best Birthday Party Idea in Abuja, Nigeria!...


More Wii Dancing Fun at Mobile Video Party in Abuja!!

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 44:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mobile Video Game Carnival Trailer Abuja

http://www.mobilevideoabuja.com Mobile Video Entertainment brings the Ultimate Mobile Video Gaming experience right to your front door! It's the best Birthday Party Idea in Abuja, Nigeria!...


Girls having fun dancing at a Mobile Video Game Truck Abuja Party!!

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 18:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mobile Video Game Carnival Trailer Abuja

http://www.mobilevideoabuja.com Mobile Video Entertainment brings the Ultimate Mobile Video Gaming experience right to your front door! It's the best Birthday Party Idea in Abuja, Nigeria!...


ahammed sabir with zakir naik in Abuja

Published: July 07, 2013
Length: 15:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ahammed Sabir

ahammed sabir with zakir naik in Abuja.


Michael Jackson rules at Mobile Video Game Truck Party in Abuja!!

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 44:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mobile Video Game Carnival Trailer Abuja

http://www.mobilevideoabuja.com Mobile Video Entertainment brings the Ultimate Mobile Video Gaming experience right to your front door! It's the best Birthday Party Idea in Abuja, Nigeria!...


ahammed sabir with zakir naik in Abuja

Published: July 07, 2013
Length: 38:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahammed Sabir

ahammed sabir with zakir naik in Abuja.


VOA Hausa: Zanga zangar Chibok a Abuja, Yuni 2, 2014

Published: June 02, 2014
Length: 00:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SashenVOAHausa

VOA Hausa: Zanga zangar Chibok a Abuja, Yuni 2, 2014.


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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.

Abuja

Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. It is located in the centre of Nigeria, within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Abuja is a planned city, and was built mainly in the 1980s. It officially became Nigeria's capital on 12 December 1991, replacing Lagos, which is still the country's most populous city. At the 2006 census, the city of Abuja had a population of 776,298, making it one of the top ten most populous cities in Nigeria.

Located at 9.06667, 7.48333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Abuja, Capitals in Africa, Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), Local Government Areas in the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), Planned capitals, Populated places in the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), Modernist architecture

Abuja Stadium

Abuja National Stadium is an all-seater national sports stadium located in Abuja, the rapidly developing Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. The stadium serves as a home to the Nigerian national football team, as well as a center for various social, cultural, and religious events. The Federal Government of Nigeria approved the contract for the construction of the National Stadium complex and Games Village on July 18, 2000.

Located at 9.03792, 7.45339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues completed in 2003, Football venues in Nigeria, Athletics (track and field) venues in Nigeria, Buildings and structures in Abuja, National stadiums, Stadiums of the All-Africa Games, Indoor arenas in Nigeria

House of Representatives (Nigeria)

The House of Representatives is the lower house of the country's bicameral National Assembly. The Senate of Nigeria is the upper house. The current House of Representatives, formed following elections held in April 2011, has a total of 360 members who are elected in single-member constituencies using the simple majority system. Members serve four-year terms. The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the house. The current Speaker is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

Located at 9.06806, 7.51111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
National lower houses, National Assembly of Nigeria

Abuja National Mosque

The Abuja National Mosque, also known as the Nigerian National Mosque, is the national mosque of Nigeria, a country with a substantial Muslim population. The mosque was built in 1984 and is open to the non-Muslim public, except during congregational prayers. Ustaz Musa Mohammed is the chief imam.

Located at 9.06083, 7.48972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Abuja, Mosques in Nigeria

NIGCOMSAT

Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited is a company under the Federal Ministry of Science Technology whose mission is to be the leading communication satellite operator and service provider in Africa. NIGCOMSAT is a public private partnership with the private sector envisaged to have a controlling share.

Located at 8.99194, 7.38944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Nigeria

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja

Lat. Long. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:09|04|N|07|29|E|region:NG_type:city(700000)|| | |name= }} There is an Archbishop and Diocese of Abuja in the Anglican Church of Nigeria's Abuja Province. link =This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the Italian Wikipedia. View a machine-translated version of the Italian article.

Located at 9.06667, 7.48333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria, Roman Catholic dioceses in Nigeria, Abuja, Religious organizations established in 1981

National Church of Nigeria

The National Church of Nigeria (previously known as the Nigerian Ecumenical Centre and officially known as the National Christian Centre) is the primary Christian place of worship in Nigeria, a country with a substantial Christian population. It is located in Abuja, the capital city. The National Church of Nigeria is an inter-denominational church.

Located at 9.05139, 7.49472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christianity in Nigeria, Buildings and structures in Abuja

Old Parade Ground

Old Parade Ground is a stadium in the Garki District of Abuja, Nigeria. Built in the early 1980s, it is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of various teams in the Federal Capital Territory, including Abuja F.C. and Court of Appeal. The stadium has a capacity of about 5,000. In addition to football games, the ground hosts rallies and concerts.

Located at 9.04278, 7.48889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Sport in Abuja, Buildings and structures in Abuja

Kurunduma

Kurunduma is a district and a suburb, of Abuja city under the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria) administration. It is a major town in the Karu Urban Area,a conurbation of towns stretching to Nigeria's capital city,Abuja.

Located at 9.01611, 7.52944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Nigeria, Populated places in the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)

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