in Karaye of Kano State, Nigeria
- 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: 10:06 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:16 am and 6:16 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -11.055 and -171.088 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-10-04 08:04:33
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 10:06 PM (Wednesday). 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: 32°C / 90 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 85 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 72% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Thursday, 5th of October 2023
34°C (93 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 6th of October 2023
28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 7th of October 2023
29°C (85 °F)
26°C (78 °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.
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