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: 09:17 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:33 am and 6:36 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: 3,8 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: 2023-10-03 07:26:43
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 09:17 PM (Tuesday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||7%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 4th of October 2023
27°C (80 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 5th of October 2023
28°C (82 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 6th of October 2023
29°C (83 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Blowfish Hotel
Eko Hotels and Suites
Clear Essence California Spa & Wellness Resort
Radisson Blu Anchorage
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
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S&S Hotels & Suites
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SOUTHERN SUN IKOYI
BEST WESTERN THE ISLAND HOTEL
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lagos.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Eko, Logos, Lagos, ሌጎስ, لاغوس, لاجوس, Laqos, Лагос, Горад Лагас, লেগোস, لاگۆس, Λάγος, Lagoso, لاگوس, લાગોસ, לאגוס, लागोस, Լագոս, LOS, ラゴス, ლაგოსი, ಲಾಗೊಸ್, 라고스, 라구스, Лагос шаары, Lacupolis, Lagosas, Lagosa, ലാഗോസ്, လေးဂို့စ်မြို့, ਲਾਗੋਸ, Лаґос, Laguosos, லாகோஸ், లాగోస్, เลกอส, לאגאס, Èkó, 拉哥斯