Festac Town
in Amuwo Odofin of Lagos State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.470 and 3.283 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 28' 10" and E 3° 16' 58"
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: 11:02 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:40 am and 6:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,1 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: 2019-08-23 07:26:01

Discover Festac Town

Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin (Lagos State) is a city in Nigeria about 339 mi (or 546 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Local time in Festac Town is now 11:02 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Festac Town, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Murtala Muhammed International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Town of Grand-Bassam in Ivory coast at a distance of 93 mi (or 150 km). The closest in Nigeria is Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 124 mi (or 150 km), South. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ajegunle, Ikotun, Apapa, Surulere and Mushin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1014.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

25°C (76 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

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

Hotels and Places to Stay

Golden Tulip Festac Lagos Hotel and Conference Centre

Address
1,7 mi
OMUWO ODUFIN, MILE 2
P.M.B. 0 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Paris Suites

Address
0,6 mi
6th Avenue,Road B close,Plot 1007 421
550104 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis Lagos Airport

Address
6,5 mi
Murtala Mohamed Intl Airport Road AJAO ESTATE
0 LAGOS
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Golden Tulip Essential Lagos Airport Hotel

Address
6,6 mi
42/44 Murtala Mohammed Int. Airport Road
550104 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


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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.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) is an international airport located in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the major airport serving the city of Lagos, southwestern Nigeria and the entire nation.

Located at 6.57722, 3.32111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nigeria, Lagos, Lagos State, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces

Lagos Island

Lagos Island is the principal and central local government area of the Metropolitan Lagos in Nigeria. It is part of the Lagos Division. As of the preliminary 2006 Nigerian census, the LGA had a population of 209,437 in an area of 8.7 km². The LGA only covers the western half of Lagos Island; the eastern half is under the jurisdiction of the LGA of Eti-Osa.

Located at 6.45, 3.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Nigeria, Lagos, Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated places in Lagos State

University of Lagos

The University of Lagos - popularly known as Unilag - is a federal government university with a main campus located at Akoka, Yaba, and a college of medicine located at Idi-Araba, all in Lagos, Lagos State, southern Nigeria. It is one of twenty-five federal universities which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission.

Located at 6.51667, 3.38611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lagos, University of Lagos, Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Education in Lagos, Educational institutions established in 1962, Association of Commonwealth Universities

Ebute Metta

Ebute Metta is a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria. Ebute Metta is a Yoruba word for a place known as three shores. Ebute means shore and Meta means three. This part of Lagos is mainly residential, and crowdy.

Located at 6.47222, 3.38056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State

Lagos State University

The Lagos State University - also known as LASU - was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. The university caters for a population of over 61,000, enrolled in full-time and part-time programmes at the Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate. Lagos State University (informally LASU), located in the city of Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria, is the only state university in the former British colony.

Located at 6.467, 3.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1983

Bellview Airlines Flight 210

On 22 October 2005, Bellview Airlines Flight 210, a Boeing 737-200 aircraft, crashed shortly after taking off from Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos en route to the Nigerian capital Abuja, killing all 117 people on board.

Located at 6.45, 3.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airliner accidents and incidents with an unknown cause, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2005, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737

Mushin, Nigeria

Mushin is a suburb of Lagos, located in Lagos State, Nigeria, and is one of Nigeria's 774 Local Government Areas. It is located 10 km north of the Lagos city core, adjacent to the main road to Ikeja, and is a largely a congested residential area with inadequate sanitation and low-quality housing. It had 633,009 inhabitants at the 2006 Census.

Located at 6.53333, 3.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lagos, Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated places in Lagos State

Third Mainland Bridge

The Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria to the mainland, the other two being the Eko and Carter bridges. It is the longest bridge in Africa. The bridge starts from Oworonshoki which is linked to the Apapa-Oshodi express way and Lagos-Ibadan express way, and ends at the Adeniji Adele Interchange on Lagos Island. There is also a link midway through the bridge that leads to the Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba.

Located at 6.5, 3.40139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Nigeria, Bridges completed in 1990

Ojo, Nigeria

Ojo is a town and Local Government Area in Lagos State, Nigeria. Lagos State University is located there.

Located at 6.46667, 3.18333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated coastal places in Nigeria

Lagos armoury explosion

The Lagos armoury explosion was the accidental detonation of a large stock of military high explosives at a storage facility in the city of Lagos, Nigeria on 27 January 2002. The fires created by the debris from this explosion burnt down a large section of Northern Lagos, and created a panic that spread to other areas. As people fled the flames, many stumbled into a concealed canal and were drowned.

Located at 6.45, 3.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fires in Nigeria, Explosions in Nigeria, 2002 industrial disasters, 2002 in Nigeria, Non-combat military accidents, Lagos, 21st-century explosions, 2002 fires

Eko Bridge

Eko Bridge is the shortest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria to the mainland, the other two being the Third Mainland and Carter bridges. The bridge starts from Ijora on the mainland and ends at the Apongbon area of Lagos Island. The lagoon section of the bridge spans a distance of 430 metres. The bridge and its landward extension of 1350 metres were constructed in phases between 1965 and 1975.

Located at 6.465, 3.38139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Nigeria, Buildings and structures in Lagos, Bridges completed in 1975

Onikan Stadium

Onikan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of various Lagos teams, most notably Stationery Stores F.C. , First Bank and Julius Berger FC. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people and is the oldest in Nigeria. Located on the southeastern corner of Lagos Island near Tafewa Balewa Square, the original stadium was built in 1930 and six years later named after King George V.

Located at 6.4425, 3.40222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Sport in Lagos, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria

2006 Lagos building collapses

Due to generally poor construction standards in Lagos, Nigeria building collapses are a fairly common occurrence. In 2006, up to 3 building collapses were reported. Building collapses in Lagos kill dozens yearly because of poor building and construction standards as well as poor materials.

Located at 6.453, 3.395 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disasters in Nigeria, 2006 disasters, 2006 in Nigeria, Collapsed buildings

Ijegun

The village of Ijegun is a northern suburban community of the Lagos Conurbation (one of the Awori District settlements), Nigeria. On May 16, 2008, Ijegun was devastated by a massive explosion, killing over 100 people, after a bulldozer struck and ignited an oil pipeline.

Located at 6.517, 3.257 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State

Teslim Balogun Stadium

Teslim Balogun Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as a home ground of First Bank F.C.. The stadium holds 24,325 people and sits adjacent to the Lagos National Stadium. It is named after former professional footballer Teslim Balogun. By the time the stadium was completed in 2007, it took 23 years to build and cost over N1.3 billion.

Located at 6.49944, 3.36083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria, Sport in Lagos, Sports venues completed in 2007

EAS Airlines Flight 4226

EAS Airlines Flight 4226 was a scheduled flight between the Nigerian cities of Kano and Lagos. At about 14:35 local time on 4 May 2002, Flight 4226 from Kano crash-landed in a residential area of the city called Gwammaja. The plane, a BAC One-Eleven 500 with 69 passengers and 8 crew members on board, burst into flames upon impact. The accident resulted in the deaths of 64 passengers and 7 crew in addition to at least 74 civilians on the ground.

Located at 6.45, 3.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2002, Accidents and incidents involving the BAC One-Eleven

Ejigbo, Lagos

Ejigbo, Lagos is a suburb of the city of Lagos, in Lagos State, Nigeria a local council development area (LCDA) within the Oshodi-Isolo local government area. In 2009, the Executive Chairman was the Hon. Kehinde Bamigbetan.

Located at 6.552, 3.307 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lagos State

Surulere

"Surulere" redirects here.

Located at 6.5, 3.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State

Olowogbowo

Olowogbowo is an area in the west of Lagos Island in Lagos, Nigeria, also known as Apongbon. The area is in the central business district. The community was founded after 1851, when freed Yoruba captives and their descendants who had been set ashore in Sierra Leone returned in successive waves to Lagos, and were granted land to settle in the Olowogbowo and Breadfruit areas of the island.

Located at 6.45833, 3.38333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Populated coastal places in Nigeria

Delta State University, Abraka

The Delta State University, Abraka - popularly known as DELSU, Abraka - is a State government university of Nigeria with a main campus located at Abraka, Delta and a campus at Anwai, Asaba. With the 1995 Amended Edict, we now have a campus at Oleh. The University runs a multi-campus system with three campuses within a distance of about 200 km apart.

Located at 6.51667, 3.38611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Association of Commonwealth Universities, Universities and colleges in Nigeria

Yaba College

Yaba Higher College was founded in 1932 in Yaba, now a suburb of Lagos in Nigeria to provide tertiary education to Africans, mostly in vocational subjects and teaching. The college staff were transferred to start the University of Ibadan in 1948 and the college premises were used for the new Yaba College of Technology.

Located at 6.51861, 3.37423 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Education in Lagos, Educational institutions established in 1932

Iddo Island

Iddo Island was an island opposite Lagos Island in Nigeria, but due to infill is now part of the mainland. Iddo Island is connected to Lagos Island by the Eko Bridge and the Carter Bridge. Lagos was founded by the Bini in the sixteenth century on the site of an earlier Yoruba settlement, and was known as Eko. The rulers of Lagos since then have all descended from the Benin warrior Ashipa who was the first king of the town, although the aristocracy are Yoruba.

Located at 6.46889, 3.38028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Nigeria, Populated places in Lagos State

Dana Air Flight 992

Dana Air Flight 992 was a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft making a scheduled commercial passenger flight from Abuja to Lagos, Nigeria. On Sunday, 3 June 2012, the aircraft crashed into a furniture works and printing press building in the Iju-Ishaga neighbourhood of Lagos.

Located at 6.57722, 3.32111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 in Nigeria, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2012, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by engine failure, Accidents and incidents involving the McDonnell Douglas MD-83, Lagos

Timeline of Lagos history

The following is a timeline of the history of Lagos, Nigeria.

Located at 6.45306, 3.39583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Nigeria, City timelines, Lagos

Ojuwoye, Mushin

Mushin is a suburb of Lagos, located in Lagos State, Nigeria, and is one of Nigeria's 774 Local Government Areas. It is located 10 km north of the Lagos city centre, adjacent to the main road to Ikeja, and is largely a congested residential area with low-quality housing. According to the 2006 census it had 633,009 inhabitants. The centre of Mushin is located around Ojuwoye Town.

Located at 6.53333, 3.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lagos, Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated places in Lagos State

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Festac Town, Festac