in Jibia of Katsina State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.094 and 7.226 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 5' 37" and E 7° 13' 34"
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: 04:35 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 7:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.483 and -172.783 (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: 2024-07-23 08:23:02

Delve into Jibia

Jibia in Jibia (Katsina State) with it's 14,424 habitants is a city located in Nigeria about 279 mi (or 450 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Jibia is now 04:35 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Jibia. The closest is airport we know is Maradi Airport in Niger in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km). The closest airport in Nigeria is Katsina Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 47 km), North. 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: Madarounfa, Batsari, Katsina, Batagarawa and Maradi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

30°C (85 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, fresh 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.


Jibia, (or Jibiya), is a town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Katsina State, northern Nigeria. The population of the LGA was approximately 125,000 as of 2003, and the area is 1037 km². The postal code of the area is 822. Jibia sits along on the Nigerian border with Niger, and the border post was burnt down by a mob in 2005. According to the Daily Triumph newspaper, the mob was "hired" by smugglers angry about the Katsina Custom Command's crackdown on contraband goods.

Located at 13.0917, 7.22639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Katsina State, Populated places in Katsina State

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Djibia, Jibiya, Jibia