Owerri
in Owerri Municipal of Imo State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.484 and 7.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 29' 1" and E 7° 1' 59"
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: 06:55 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton 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: 2019-08-22 07:24:04

Explore Owerri

Owerri in Owerri Municipal (Imo State) with it's 215,038 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 249 mi (or 401 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Owerri is now 06:55 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Owerri. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sam Mbakwe International Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 20 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Umuguma, Nwaorieubi, Iho, Umuneke-Ngor and Umundugba. 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 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 1015.6 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

23°C (73 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Protea Hotel Owerri Select

Address
1,1 mi
Plot H/1 Nekede Pocket Layout New Owerri, Protea Road Owerri
321111 Owerri
Nigeria

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Owerri Fish Eye View

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 59:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John Iwuji

up sky owerri.


Okwu Owerri Dance

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 34:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John Iwuji

Club girls dancing at ibari Ugwa village, Owerri.


Owerri Sight and sound

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 00:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John Iwuji

ride in owerri.


Evang. Chidi Ibenado - God has a Substitute

Published: August 14, 2014
Length: 04:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CITADEL OF GLORY MINISTRIES


UMUOGBII VILLAGE MASKCURADE DANCE AMAUBURU UBOMIRI MBAITOL L.G.A OWERRI IMO STATE. DAY1.mp4

Published: December 24, 2012
Length: 43:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ogugua finnian chinanuekperem

This event only take place every two years and it is during Christmas period. It is a culture that brings the villagers together both home and abroad.


I m o

Published: January 18, 2015
Length: 00:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: aka chrisaka

via youtube Capture.


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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.

Dan Anyiam Stadium

Dan Anyiam Stadium is a Nigerian multi-purpose stadium located in Owerri, Imo State.

Located at 5.48389, 7.04389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Event venues with year of establishment missing, 21st century in Nigeria, 21st century in sports, Football venues in Nigeria, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria, Owerri

Naze, Imo

Naze is a village in southeastern Nigeria. Also, it is located in owerri north local government in the city of Owerri. It is one of the Famous "Alaenyi" clan of the present day real Owerri. Alaenyi is made of six villages which includes Naze, Egbu, Ihita -Ogada, Awaka and Owerre nchi-ise Naze is made up of the various villages; Umuorie, Ezeakiri, Umuosu, Umuezuo, Okpalla & Umuakali.

Located at 5.43333, 7.06667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Obinze

Obinze is a village in southeastern Nigeria, located near the city of Owerri. Obinze comprises six clans: Umuagam, Obokwu, Umuekpu, Umueje, Umuezoroche, and Umuanunu.

Located at 5.41667, 6.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

Akabo

Akabo is a village complex in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria, West Africa. A village with this same name is also found in Nnewi and Oguta, all in Igboland.

Located at 5.55056, 7.06639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

Irete

Irete is a village in southeastern Nigeria. Also, it is located near the city of Owerri. Irete is a community in the Owerri West local government area of Imo state. It is made up of 18 villages. These 18 villages are sub-divided into three, namely; Ezi-Irete, Amaikpu and Umuoma. It is bounded on the North by Umuguma community, the East by Orogwe and Akwakuma, the West by Okuku communities and South by Ndegwu.

Located at 5.51667, 7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Mbieri

Mbieri is a town in southeastern Nigeria and one of the indigenous Igbo clans that conquered parts of the old Owerri province. Mbieri is in Mbaitoli council of Imo State and it is the biggest of the original nine towns of Mbaitoli. Mbieri is blessed with abundant hydrocarbon that traversed the Obazu, Amaulu, Achi, Eziome and Umuagwu axis.

Located at 5.58333, 7.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Umunoha

Umunoha, is a village in southeastern Nigeria, located near the city of Owerri. The town usually, that is not always, is claimed to have been founded by a common ancestor, as we saw, usually larger-than-life, who begat several children to whom he allocated areas on which to settle. These areas eventually evolved to become villages. A typical example of such a claim is the tradition of origin of Umunoha autonomous community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area (LGA) of Imo State, Nigeria.

Located at 5.61667, 6.98333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

Amatta

Amatta is a village in Imo State south eastern Nigeria. It is located about 10 km northeast of Owerri. Amatta is one of the 15 towns in Ikeduru Local Government of Imo State. It is made up of Three major villages,Umuohia,Umuezekom and Obinnekele. Umuezekom is made up of three clans - Ndiuhu, Umuonyerimma and Ebikoro. Obinnekele is made up of Uhu-na-Okwu, Umuikuku and Umunzeagwu.

Located at 5.55, 7.08333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

Ihuo

Ihuo is an autonomous community in southeastern Nigeria which is located near the city of Owerri the capital of Imo State.. The name of the town is often written and pronounced as Iho. The majority of materials on this community refer to this geographical location as Iho-Dimeze and fondly called "Dimeze" by indigenes. The geographical coordinates are: 5° 34' 0" North, 7° 6' 0" East, geographical location: Ikeduru, Imo, Nigeria, Africa (Maplandia. com).

Located at 5.56667, 7.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Ochicha

Ochicha is a village in southeastern Nigeria. It is one of four villages that make up Ngugo, a town in the Ikeduru local government area of Imo State, Nigeria.

Located at 5.58333, 7.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

Isuobiangwu

Isuobiangwu, is a village in southeastern Nigeria. Also, it is located near the city of Owerri.

Located at 5.43333, 7.18333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Abala, Imo

Abala is a village in southeastern Nigeria. It is located about 10 km southeast of Owerri.

Located at 5.43333, 7.09167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State, Villages in Igboland

Ihiagwa

Ihiagwa is a West African community located in the government area of Owerri West in Imo State, Nigeria. It is located 12 km south of the capital city of Owerri. The township is composed of eight villages: Umuelem, Umuchima, Mboke, Nnkaramochie, Iriamogu, Aku/Umuokwo, Ibuzo and Umuezeawula. The community is a monarchy ruled by an Eze. The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is located in Ihiagwa. The Market in Ihiagwa is called 'Nkwo Ukwu'.

Located at 5.4, 7.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Imo State, Towns in Igboland, Owerri

Emii, Imo

Emii is a village in Imo State in southeastern Nigeria, near the city of Owerri. It is divided into two communities, Mbaoma and Emeohe. Emii, is a town, and not a village. It comprises 10 villages of which Emeohe, is one. It is the birthplace of Bongo music.

Located at 5.45, 7.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Imo State

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01 Oct
2019

Obinze
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More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Owerri, أويري, QOW, Owẹrrẹ, 오웨리, Оверри, Овери, اوویری, 奧韋里