in Gumel of Jigawa State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.627 and 9.388 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 37' 36" and E 9° 23' 17"
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: 07:20 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:56 am and 6:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.874 and -171.597 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2024-06-14 08:00:00

Explore Gumel

Gumel in Gumel (Jigawa State) with it's 42,742 inhabitants is a city in Nigeria about 278 mi (or 447 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Gumel is now 07:20 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports in the vicinity of Gumel. The closest airport in Nigeria is Mallam Aminu International Airport in a distance of 71 mi (or 114 km), South-West. 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: Sule Tankarkar, Maigatari, Gagarawa, Garki and Kaugama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 101 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (11 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 58% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

36°C (97 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

35°C (95 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

35°C (95 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

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.


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Located at 12.6283, 9.38972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Jigawa State, Populated places in Jigawa State

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