in Jema'A of Kaduna State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.581 and 8.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 34' 52" and E 8° 17' 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: 02:58 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.200 and -171.848 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-04-16 08:26:06

Discover Kafanchan

Kafanchan in Jema'A (Kaduna State) with it's 79,522 citizens is a town in Nigeria about 65 mi (or 105 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kafanchan is now 02:58 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Kafanchan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Yakubu Gowon Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 64 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kaura, Zonkwa, Kwoi, Gwantu and Kachia. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

33°C (92 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

35°C (96 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 19th of April 2024

31°C (89 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Kafanchan is a town in southern Kaduna State in north-central Nigeria. It is the location of a junction station of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, and it sits on the line connecting Port Harcourt, Enugu, Kafanchan, Kuru, Bauchi, and finally Maiduguri. As of 2007 Kafanchan had an estimated population of 83,092. Kafanchan is dominated with the kaninkon people known as nikyop and with minor the fanstuwm people,with sports men in the nigerian basketball premier league;Tum Biya and Jonathan James.

Located at 9.56667, 8.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Kaduna State

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kafanchan.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kafanchan Junction, Kafanchan, Kajanchan, Kafachan