Apapa
in Apapa of Lagos State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.449 and 3.359 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 26' 55" and E 3° 21' 32"
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: 01:21 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 6:33 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2019-12-12 07:22:55

Delve into Apapa

Apapa in Apapa (Lagos State) is located in Nigeria about 336 mi (or 540 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Apapa is now 01:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Apapa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Murtala Muhammed International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 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 90 mi (or 145 km). The closest in Nigeria is Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 122 mi (or 145 km), South. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ajegunle, Lagos, Ebute-Metta, Surulere and Ikoyi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 13th of December 2019

28°C (83 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 14th of December 2019

29°C (83 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 15th of December 2019

28°C (83 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Eko Hotels and Suites

Address
5,1 mi
ADETOKUNBO ADEMOLA STREET
12724 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

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


Radisson Blu Anchorage

Address
4,1 mi
Ozumba Mbadiwe Road; Victoria Island 1a
101241 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

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


The Blowfish Hotel

Address
4,1 mi
17 Oju Olobun Street Victoria Island
0 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

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


SOUTHERN SUN IKOYI

Address
4,6 mi
47 ALFRED REWANE ROAD GPO BOX 895, MARINA LAGOS
0000 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


S&S Hotels & Suites

Address
5,4 mi
Muri Okunola Street,Off Etim Iyang,Victoria Island 239
550104 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

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


Hotel Bon Voyage Lagos CONNECT

Address
5,3 mi
57A AJ MARINHO DRIVE VICTORIA ISLAND
73459 LAGOS
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


BEST WESTERN THE ISLAND HOTEL

Address
3,8 mi
PLOT 1228 AHMADU BELLO WAY
000234 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Four Points by Sheraton Lagos

Address
5,9 mi
Plot 9/10 Block 2 Oniru Chieftaincy Estate P. O Box 53197 Ikoyi
00000 Lagos
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Moorhouse Ikoyi Lagos - MGallery by Sofitel

Address
4,6 mi
1 Bankole Oki Street Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria
101233 LAGOS
Nigeria

Time Information

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


CHESNEY HOTEL

Address
4,6 mi
37, SAKA TINUBU
101241 VICTORIA ISLAND
Nigeria

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Ikoyi Real Estate Property In Lagos Nigeria

Published: September 27, 2009
Length: 07:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sominatgmembere

This is a short video of the Ikoyi Lagos Real Estate landscape. Arguably the priciest and sought after real estate in Lagos and Nigeria. We believe this video will help explain some of the...


Lagos Street Food: Akara ati Puff Puff

Published: August 22, 2012
Length: 11:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AJCiti

hot and fresh akara, buns, and puff puff from Charley Boy bus stop in Gbagada Lagos Nigeria.


Spy Watch with IR (infra red) night vision camea. Sales in Lagos, NIgeria

Published: October 29, 2012
Length: 01:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amebo Gadgets

Spy watch with IR night vision camera is ideal for both day time and night time recording. This easy to use spy watch camera is a fully functional watch with a perfect disguised camera and...


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Published: July 17, 2012
Length: 41:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: yinusa akeem

Opeshe John Ade football video clip.


Intelligent Lifejacket Demonstration (Lagos, Nigeria) July, 2012

Published: October 12, 2012
Length: 07:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MobilarmLtd

Demonstration of Mobilarm's Marine Survivor Locating Device (MSLD) the Crewsafe V100 at the Oil & Gas Industry Launch, hosted by Blisston Nigeria Limited.


eco j-hub awards and press conference at Goethe Institute Nigeria

Published: April 10, 2012
Length: 53:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jan Tretschok

eco j-hub 2012 in Lagos. Five days of journalistic collaboration, training, investigation, gaming, knowledge-sharing and information gathering in Lagos, Nigeria.


Smids Animation Studios

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 37:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Smids Animation

Here are works by our newly trained staff who have been here for only 4 months. Smids Animation Studios Limited is a Lagos based design studio into computer animation, motion graphics and...


419Positive Voices | Jimi Solanke

Published: May 23, 2010
Length: 38:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 419Positive

What comes to mind when you hear the words Nigerian or Nigeria? What if we choose to focus on the positive? The 419Positive Project is an umbrella for a series of nonprofit arts, media and...


Launching the Hann 40 Peacemaker Nigeria Style

Published: December 19, 2012
Length: 05:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Fred Hann

Hann Powerboats and the local crew launch the Hann 40 Peacemaker for her Maiden Voyage in Lagos, Nigeria. November 2012.


OY YAWNING.AVI

Published: January 21, 2011
Length: 43:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: firstlookimages

Female fetus yawning at 28 weeks and lamenting; "It's a hard road to travel !! Oh God, for how long will I be entrapped here ? "


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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.

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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Nigeria, Lagos, Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated places in Lagos State

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State

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 3 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

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Nigeria, Buildings and structures in Lagos, Bridges completed in 1975

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disasters in Nigeria, 2006 disasters, 2006 in Nigeria, Collapsed buildings

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Populated coastal places in Nigeria

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Nigeria, Populated places in Lagos State

Timeline of Lagos history

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

Located at 6.45306, 3.39583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Nigeria, City timelines, Lagos

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2020

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Apapa, QAP