in Safana of Katsina State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.411 and 7.415 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 24' 38" and E 7° 24' 52"
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: 05:58 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.451 and -172.402 (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: 2023-06-05 08:24:19

Explore Safana

Safana in Safana (Katsina State) is a city in Nigeria about 232 mi (or 373 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Safana is now 05:58 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Safana. The closest airport in Nigeria is Katsina Airport in a distance of 44 mi (or 72 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dutsin-Ma, Dan Musa, Kurfi, Matazu and Musawa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 95 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 19% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 6th of June 2023

33°C (92 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Wednesday, 7th of June 2023

30°C (86 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 8th of June 2023

31°C (88 °F)
29°C (84 °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.


Safana is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Safana in the east of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|24|30|N|7|24|25|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. The western border of the area is shared with Zamfara State. AND HAS TWO DISTRICT HEAD yariman katsina and gatarin katsina It has an area of 282 km² and a population of 183,779 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 821.

Located at 12.4083, 7.40694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 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: