in Owerri Municipal of Imo State, Nigeria
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
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 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
Videos from this area
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UMUOGBII VILLAGE MASKCURADE DANCE AMAUBURU UBOMIRI MBAITOL L.G.A OWERRI IMO STATE. DAY1.mp4
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.
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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.
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.
Obinze is a village in southeastern Nigeria, located near the city of Owerri. Obinze comprises six clans: Umuagam, Obokwu, Umuekpu, Umueje, Umuezoroche, and Umuanunu.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Isuobiangwu, is a village in southeastern Nigeria. Also, it is located near the city of Owerri.
Abala is a village in southeastern Nigeria. It is located about 10 km southeast of Owerri.
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'.
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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Owerri, أويري, QOW, Owẹrrẹ, 오웨리, Оверри, Овери, اوویری, 奧韋里