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: 04:49 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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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: 2024-06-15 07:46:18

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 04:49 AM (Sunday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 17th of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 18th of June 2024

31°C (87 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

31°C (88 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Protea Hotel Owerri Select

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

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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


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.

Grounded helicopter and night light robot.....Lolzzzz

Published: August 02, 2018
Length: 32:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rachel onuoha

My son wants to be an engineer and has been creating things since this summer holiday..lets encourage him by making his work go viral....lolzzzz cant stop ...

Current State of infrastructure at our Great Alma Mater

Published: June 23, 2018
Length: 35:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Old Boys Association GSS Owerri

Current State of infrastructure at our Great Alma Mater.

My Visit to IMO State made me realize the extent Gov. Umahi had speedily transformed Ebonyi State

Published: April 29, 2018
Length: 10:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5

By Monica Ada Eze.

(Igbo) The story about a woman who had a spiritual journey to get married.

Published: January 12, 2019
Length: 13:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lion Of Mbano TV

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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


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

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