in Oyo West of Oyo State, Nigeria
- Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (Unesco heritage, 43 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 7.853 and 3.931 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 7° 51' 9" and E 3° 55' 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: 12:15 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:29 am and 7:03 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: 3,9 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Oyo in Oyo West (Oyo State) with it's 736,072 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 257 mi (or 414 km) west of Abuja, the country's capital.
Local time in Oyo is now 12:15 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Oyo, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Ibadan Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), South. 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 43 mi (or 69 km), East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jobele, Ajaawa, Bode Osi, Moniya and Iwo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 23rd of June 2021
27°C (81 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 24th of June 2021
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 25th of June 2021
28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Oyo is a city in Oyo State, Nigeria, founded as the capital of the Oyo Kingdom in the 1830s and known to its people as 'New Oyo' (Ọyọ Atiba) to distinguish it from the former capital to the north, 'Old Oyo' (Ọyọ-Ile)) which had been deserted as a result of rumors of war. Its inhabitants are mostly of the Yoruba people and its ceremonial ruler is the Alaafin of Oyo. The city is on the A1 highway, north of Ibadan.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Oyo.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Oyo, Oió, Ойо