in Nafada of Gombe State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.096 and 11.333 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 5' 45" and E 11° 19' 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: 03:55 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:38 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.055 and -171.088 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-02-01 08:11:59

Discover Nafada

Nafada in Nafada (Gombe State) with it's 22,920 citizens is a city in Nigeria about 297 mi (or 477 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Local time in Nafada is now 03:55 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Nafada. The closest airport in Nigeria is Bauchi Airport in a distance of 117 mi (or 188 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Fika, Bajoga, Bara, Damagum and Dukku. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 10%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 2nd of February 2023

32°C (89 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 3rd of February 2023

34°C (93 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 4th of February 2023

35°C (95 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle 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.


Nafada is a Local Government Area of Gombe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Nafada in the east of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|05|44|N|11|19|58|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}, on the Gongola River which traverses the area. It has an area of 1,586 km² and a population of 138,185 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 762. The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the LGA.

Located at 11.0956, 11.3328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Gombe State, Populated places in Gombe State

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