in Kano Municipal of Kano State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.000 and 8.517 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 0' 0" and E 8° 31' 0"
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: 07:30 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 6:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.055 and -171.088 (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: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Discover Kano

Kano in Kano Municipal (Kano State) with it's 3,626,068 citizens is a place in Nigeria about 215 mi (or 346 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kano is now 07:30 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Kano. The closest airport in Nigeria is Mallam Aminu International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ungogo, Kumbotso, Dawakin Kudu, Dawakin Tofa and Minjibir. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 103 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 103 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 7%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

40°C (104 °F)
35°C (94 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

42°C (107 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

39°C (103 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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real drifting by M-one in kano

Published: May 08, 2012
Length: 21:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: masud naruwa

Deputy governor of kano represent HE Gov Rabiu Musa kks at kano Int'l trade fair

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uba Danzainab

Video created with the Socialcam app on iPhone: http://socialcam.com.

Hankaka in action at Int'l trade fair kano

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 10:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uba Danzainab

Video created with the Socialcam app on iPhone: http://socialcam.com.

Nasiya akan Shugabanchi - Sheikh Ja'afar Mahmud Adam.wmv

Published: April 27, 2012
Length: 52:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ibrahim Gwayo

( A Lokacin Jajiberen Zabe)_ Kano 12-04-07 Wannan shine tunatarwan da Malam yayi nakarshe a Kano kafin a harbeshi(kisa) a masallacinsa na Kano. Allah yaji kan Malam,kuma Aljannah ya zomo...

Islamwächter machen Biervorräte in Nordnigeria platt

Published: November 28, 2013
Length: 23:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: afpde

In Kano in Nordnigeria gilt die Scharia, das islamische Recht. Im Kampf gegen "unislamische" Gewohnheiten hat die Scharia-Polizei Hisbah mehr als 240.000 Flaschen Bier mit einem Bagger zerstört....

Serie de atentados en Nigeria dejan más de 162 muertos

Published: January 22, 2012
Length: 29:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: teleSUR tv

A 162 aumentó la cifra de muertos tras una serie coordinada de ataques ocurridos en la ciudad nigeriana de Kano, en el norte del país. Una fuente de la morgue principal de la urbe asegura...

Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasir Kabara Part 3

Published: September 16, 2012
Length: 26:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Haruna Musa

Hujjujin akam akida. Akam. Halai yar da musulmi suka dam dana afarkom zuwah musulumci.

guy lifts 4 bags of rice

Published: November 21, 2011
Length: 33:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abubakar Jibril

a guy lifting 4 bags of rice equivalent to 200Kg.

Well wishers troupe in thousands to show their love to cos Dr Dangwani

Published: June 19, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uba Danzainab

Video created with the Socialcam app on iPhone: http://socialcam.com.

Dep Gov Ganduje a Ta'aziyyar Malam Abubakar Allah jikansa

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Uba Danzainab

Video created with the Socialcam app on iPhone: http://socialcam.com.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Sani Abacha Stadium

Sani Abacha Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Kano Pillars F.C.. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000. It is named after deceased former military dictator Sani Abacha. It hosted several international competitions including the the 2000 African Cup of Nations and the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Located at 11.9997, 8.52917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Kano, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria

Great Mosque of Kano

The Great Mosque of Kano is a mosque in Kano, the capital of Kano State and second most populous city in Nigeria.

Located at 11.9947, 8.5175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kano, Mosques in Nigeria

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cano, Kano, كانو, Горад Кано, Кано, کانو، نیجریه, קנו, KAN, カノ, 카노, Kanas, कानो, Byen Kano, ਕਾਨੋ, கனோ, کانو, Kánò, 卡諾