in Apapa of Lagos State, Nigeria
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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 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
Radisson Blu Anchorage
The Blowfish Hotel
SOUTHERN SUN IKOYI
S&S Hotels & Suites
Hotel Bon Voyage Lagos CONNECT
BEST WESTERN THE ISLAND HOTEL
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
Hotel Moorhouse Ikoyi Lagos - MGallery by Sofitel
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Timeline of Lagos history
The following is a timeline of the history of Lagos, Nigeria.
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