in Okene of Kogi State, Nigeria
- Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 7.551 and 6.236 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 7° 33' 4" and E 6° 14' 9"
- 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: 02:44 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:21 am and 6:18 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Nigeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2019-10-16 07:22:50
Okene in Okene (Kogi State) with it's 479,178 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 135 mi (or 217 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital.
Local time in Okene is now 02:44 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Okene, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Akure Airport in a distance of 67 mi (or 109 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 116 mi (or 187 km), West.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ogaminana, Obangede, Akpafa, Adogo and Igarra. 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||24°C / 75 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||9%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 18th of October 2019
28°C (83 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 19th of October 2019
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 20th of October 2019
26°C (78 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light 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.
Okene is a Local Government Area and city in Kogi State, Nigeria based at the town of Okene on the A2 highway. The LGA has an area of 328 km² and a population of 320,260 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 264. The predominant people are the Ebira of central Nigeria; the local language is Ebira.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Okene.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: