Badagry
in Badagry of Lagos State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.415 and 2.881 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 24' 54" and E 2° 52' 52"
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: 11:45 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:41 am and 7:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
References
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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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Delve into Badagry

Badagry in Badagry (Lagos State) with it's 26,383 habitants is located in Nigeria about 365 mi (or 587 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Badagry is now 11:45 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports close to Badagry, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Murtala Muhammed International Airport in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), East. 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 Royal Palaces of Abomey in Benin at a distance of 81 mi (or 131 km). The closest in Nigeria is Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 147 mi (or 131 km), North-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ipokia, Porto-Novo, Sakete, Ikotun and Festac Town. 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: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1013.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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The Almond Tree, Coconut Water and Meditations Part 2, Whispering Palms- The Creative Sabbatical

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 11:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tribalmarksbrand

Creative Sabbatical update on travel, outreach, social entrepreneurship, Tribal Marks & Karingah!. This one is from the Whispering Palms Resort located in Badagry, where a lot the slave trade...


Dami's pond, Whispering Palms- The Creative Sabbatical

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 04:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tribalmarksbrand

Creative Sabbatical update on travel, outreach, social entrepreneurship, Tribal Marks & Karingah!. This one is from the Whispering Palms Resort located in Badagry, where a lot the slave trade...


Relics of Slavery, Museum at Whispering Palms-The Creative Sabbatical

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 58:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tribalmarksbrand

Creative Sabbatical update on travel, outreach, social entrepreneurship, Tribal Marks & Karingah!. This one is from the Whispering Palms Resort located in Badagry, where a lot the slave trade...


Whispering Palms

Published: September 16, 2013
Length: 45:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Xplore9ja

Xplore9ja at Whispering Palms.


My Slideshow

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 01:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Smith

I created this video with the YouTube Slideshow Creator (http://www.youtube.com/upload)


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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.

Seme Border

Seme Border is a settlement in Nigeria on the border with Benin, ten minutes drive from Badagry on the coastal road between Lagos and Cotonou. Seme is a part of Badagry Division of Lagos State. At least three times in the 2005-2009 period violence has broken out in the border town, with fatal consequences. It is reportedly a regular occurrence for Nigerian officials to harass travelers for money at the border or at checkpoints along the road leading from the border.

Located at 6.38194, 2.72222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Populated coastal places in Nigeria, Benin–Nigeria border crossings

Ipokia

Ipokia is a Local Government Area in the west of Ogun State, Nigeria bordering the Republic of Benin. Its headquarters are in the town of Ipokia at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|32|00|N|2|51|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 629 km² and a population of 150,426 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 111.

Located at 6.53333, 2.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Ogun State, Populated places in Ogun State, Benin–Nigeria border crossings

Badagry

Badagry (traditionally Gbagle) is a coastal town and local government area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is situated between Metropolitan Lagos, and the border with Benin at Seme. As of the preliminary 2006 census results, the municipality had a population of 241,093.

Located at 6.41667, 2.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lagos State, Local Government Areas in Lagos State, Populated coastal places in Nigeria

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Badagri, Badagry