in Atakunmosa West of Osun State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.586 and 4.623 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 35' 9" and E 4° 37' 21"
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: 06:12 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 6:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Atafu Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 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: 2021-04-22 08:34:22

Delve into Osu

Osu in Atakunmosa West (Osun State) is located in Nigeria about 221 mi (or 356 km) south-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Osu is now 06:12 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Osu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Ibadan Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 75 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in a distance of 13 mi (or 20 km), North-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ile-Ife, Ilesa, Ipetumodu, Osogbo and Ijebu-Jesa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Friday, 23rd of April 2021

32°C (89 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 24th of April 2021

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of April 2021

34°C (93 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

en el oketace revelando frente a los mayores un odu de ifa

Published: July 12, 2011
Length: 43:18 min
Rating: 3 of 5

el video lo Filmaron ya empezado pero lo importante es que frente a los mayores de la familia revele en la casa de orunmila, el odu de la persona de mexico que llevamos a iniciarce en ile ife...

Black American Crowned Chief in Ile Ife, Nigeria

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 41:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Orisa Wusi dancing with his Olori=Queen Chief Yeye Ewe Obatala 'Orisa Nla" of Ife/America. Most Black American's don't believe that we are being Crowned Kings/Queens and Chiefs; there are many...

2014 Obatala Orisa Nla Festival - Orisa Olurogbo

Published: March 13, 2014
Length: 46:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Holy Temple of Obatala Ile Ife members alongside of members of the Shrine of Olurogbo chanting into the streets of Ile Ife.. The Obatala Festival is held every year in Ile Ife, Osun State Nigeria...

Chief Orisa Wusi sharing his Orisa

Published: March 14, 2014
Length: 33:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Chief Orisa Wusi is also known as Oba (King) Isoro and he's also a Traditional Native Doctor his office sits in the the ancient city of Ile Ife in the Palace of his late grandfather Owa Aje...

2014 Obatala Orisa Nla Festival

Published: March 08, 2014
Length: 15:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

A combination of the Obatala Festival, coronations for several Oba's, and Chiefs, and Orisa Initiations. Orisa Wusi dances for the Ooni of Ile Ife His imperial Majesty Oba Okunade Sijuwade.

2014 Obatala Orisa Nla Festival - Orisa Olurogbo pt2

Published: March 13, 2014
Length: 35:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Chanting in the streets of Ile Ife with all the Oba's = Kings from the Holy Temple of Obatala of the Source.. The Source is where we all came from originally... Your strenght is in your past! Sankofa.

Mizani Demo for Tamika Johnson

Published: October 21, 2014
Length: 24:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

2014 Obatala Festival

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 23:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Holy Temple of Obatala the Source Children

Published: March 14, 2014
Length: 25:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mechele Herring-Omidirepo

Meet my wonderful children.. these are the children that will greet you as you enter the compound of Obatala.. In Africa the children are the helpers (run errands what every elders require)...

Yoruba Creation (Myth)

Published: November 17, 2014
Length: 17:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Aidan Clark

The creation story of the Yoruba People. Aidan Clark as Obatala Kyle Downs as the narrator Guest star Chris Brown as Oluron, Orunmila, and the goldsmith Cameo by my sister as Olukon.

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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.

Atakunmosa West

Atakunmosa West is a Local Government Area in Osun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Osu (or Oshu) in the north of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|35|00|N|4|37|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 577 km² and a population of 68,643 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 233.

Located at 7.58333, 4.61667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Osun State

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Oshu, Osu