in Dekina of Kogi State, Nigeria

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.690 and 7.044 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 41' 22" and E 7° 2' 37"
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: 08:26 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
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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: 2024-07-24 07:55:55

Explore Dekina

Dekina in Dekina (Kogi State) with it's 11,067 inhabitants is a city in Nigeria about 99 mi (or 160 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Dekina is now 08:26 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Dekina, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Akanu Ibiam International Airport in a distance of 91 mi (or 147 km), South-East. 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: Oguma, Lokoja, Ugwolawo, Koton-Karfe and Abejukolo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 75% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

28°C (83 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 27th of July 2024

27°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

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Hateman - Renée Zellweger

Published: September 21, 2008
Length: 56:02 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: DoctorAmatica

Hateman goes off at Renée Zellweger for being a beastly looking bastard.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Dekina is a local government area in Kogi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Dekina on the A233 highway in the north of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|41|41|N|7|01|20|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. The northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude passes through the southeast of the LGA. It has an area of 2,461 km and a population of 260,312 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 272.

Located at 7.69472, 7.02222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Kogi State, Populated places in Kogi State

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