Karaye
in Karaye of Kano State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.784 and 8.015 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 47' 0" and E 8° 0' 54"
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: 06:15 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:16 am and 6:20 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.055 and -171.088 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Taulaga
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Karaye

Karaye in Karaye (Kano State) is a city located in Nigeria about 192 mi (or 308 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Karaye is now 06:15 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Karaye. The closest airport in Nigeria is Mallam Aminu International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kiru, Gwarzo, Kabo, Shanono and Bebeji. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 78% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Tuesday, 28th of September 2021

32°C (89 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 29th of September 2021

25°C (76 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 30th of September 2021

32°C (90 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken 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.

Challawa Gorge Dam

The Challawa Gorge Dam is in Karaye Local Government of Kano State in the Northeast of Nigeria, about 90 km southwest of Kano city. It is a major reservoir on the Challawa River, a tributary of the Kano River, which is the main tributary of the Hadejia River.

Located at 11.7428, 8.01722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dams in Nigeria, Kano State, Yobe State, Dams completed in 1992


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Karaye