in Oguta of Imo State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.710 and 6.809 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 42' 37" and E 6° 48' 33"
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: 06:46 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:15 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: 3,7 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: 2020-11-27 08:26:46

Explore Oguta

Oguta in Oguta (Imo State) with it's 21,639 inhabitants is a city in Nigeria about 236 mi (or 380 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Oguta is now 06:46 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Oguta. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sam Mbakwe International Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 54 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mgbidi, Umumma, Ihiala, Awo-Idemili and Egbema. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 75% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 28th of November 2020

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 29th of November 2020

33°C (91 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, setting, overcast clouds.

Monday, 30th of November 2020

33°C (91 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

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Oguta lake

Published: January 07, 2019
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Oguta is a town on the east bank of Oguta Lake in Imo State of southeastern Nigeria. It is the administrative seat for Oguta LGA. Oguta was one of the first territories used by the British to advance into the Igbo hinterland. As of 2012 Oguta's population was estimated at 20,096. The city of Oguta is divided into two townships, Oguta 1 and Oguta 2, separated by its popular lake.

Located at 5.71167, 6.80944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Local Government Areas in Imo State, Towns in Igboland, Cities in Igboland

Oguta Lake

Oguta Lake is the largest natural lake in the Imo State of Nigeria. Located within the equatorial rainforest region, it is of enormous importance to the local population as a source of water, fish, tourism and also as an outlet for sewerage. Uhamiri is the goddess of Oguta Lake. Oguta Lake served as a Biafran army marine base during the Biafran War of 1967-1970.

Located at 5.70667, 6.7925 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Nigeria, Visitor attractions in Nigeria

Popular in vicinity

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