in Lagos State, Nigeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.454 and 3.395 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 27' 14" and E 3° 23' 40"
- 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: 03:17 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:40 am and 6:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2019-08-18 07:22:14
Lagos in Lagos State with it's 9,000,000 residents is a town located in Nigeria about 333 mi (or 537 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital place.
Time in Lagos is now 03:17 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Lagos, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Murtala Muhammed International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-West. 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 120 mi (or 145 km), South. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Apapa, Ebute-Metta, Ikoyi, Surulere and Ajegunle. 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: 29°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012.9 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 58% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 19th of August 2019
29°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 20th of August 2019
25°C (77 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
27°C (80 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Blowfish Hotel
Eko Hotels and Suites
Clear Essence California Spa & Wellness Resort
Radisson Blu Anchorage
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SOUTHERN SUN IKOYI
BEST WESTERN THE ISLAND HOTEL
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Victoria Island (Nigeria)
Victoria Island (VI) is an affluent town that encompasses a former island of the same name that sits between Lagos Island and the Lekki Peninsula in the Lagos Lagoon. It is the main business and financial centre of Lagos, Nigeria. Victoria Island is one of the most exclusive and expensive areas to live in Nigeria. The town and island lie within the boundaries of the Eti-Osa LGA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palms Shopping Mall
The Palms Shopping Mall is located on a 45,000-square-metre plot of land in Lekki Peninsula, in Lagos, Nigeria. It has 21,000 square metres of lettable retail space. The mall was built on swampland that was reclaimed by the government recently and construction was commissioned by the Oba of Lagos and President Obasanjo. The mall, which opened in early 2006, has 69 stores and a modern six screen cinema. There is parking space for about a 1000 cars.
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.
Dodan Barracks is a military barracks occupying a large area located off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. Dodan Barracks was the residence of the heads of state of various Military Governments in Nigeria, and also the Supreme Military Headquarters from 1966 until the move to Abuja in 1991. The name "Dodan" originated from the site of a battle fought doing the Second World War by the 82nd West African Division in Burma.
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.
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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.
Nigerian National Museum
Nigerian National Museum is a national museum of Nigeria, located in the city of Lagos. The museum has a notable collection of Nigerian art, including pieces of statuary and carvings and archaeological and ethnographic exhibits. Of note is a terracotta human head from Jemaa (circa 900 to 200 BC), part of the Nok culture.
Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology
The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology (FCF&MT) is a higher education institute located on Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a monotechnic approved by the National Board for Technical Education. The College was originally known as the Federal School of Fisheries, established in 1969 as a vocational training institute for Nigeria's in-shore fishing fleet. It was upgraded to a technological institution in 1992.
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.
Federal Palace Hotel
The Federal Palace Hotel is a 150-room hotel that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, located in the commercial hub of Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.
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.
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.
Lagos Preparatory School
Lagos Preparatory School (LPS) is a private coeducational day school in the affluent Ikoyi suburb of Lagos, Nigeria, and has adopted the U.K. National Curriculum; it was established in 2002. The school provides primary and middle school education for children up to age 13+ as well as daycare facilities for children from 18 months or older.
Timeline of Lagos history
The following is a timeline of the history of Lagos, Nigeria.
Kuramo Beach is a sandy beach in Lagos, Nigeria, located at the south side of Victoria Island, just east of Bar Beach and south of the Kuramo Waters lagoon. It was the location of numerous illegal shanties and cabins, some of them being used for music entertainment, bars and prostitution. In August 2012, a surge of the Atlantic Ocean hit Kuramo Beach, destroying some of these shacks and killing 16 people.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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