in Bassa of Plateau State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.942 and 8.740 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 56' 32" and E 8° 44' 25"
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: 12:38 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 6:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.385 and -171.247 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fale old settlement
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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Bassa

Bassa in Bassa (Plateau State) is a town located in Nigeria about 105 mi (or 168 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Time in Bassa is now 12:38 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Bassa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Yakubu Gowon Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 36 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jos, Bukuru, Riyom, Toro and Angware. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 50% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

33°C (91 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

29°C (83 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

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African landscapes restoration - Joy Abraham

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Published: June 23, 2018
Length: 17:29 min
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Where to go in jos(My visit to the Jos wildlife park)

Published: June 18, 2019
Length: 58:15 min
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Author: Trinalee Tv

So about my visit to the Jos wildlife park, it's really been long since I took a stroll there. Jos is indeed a blessed land full of tourism. Wildlife is actually where to go ...


Published: May 31, 2019
Length: 51:16 min
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Author: Awom Kenneth

WHY I RAN AWAY FROM LAGOS BACK TO JOS CITY - VLOG | AWOM KENNETH Reasons for coming back to Jos, plateau state; opportunity and opportunity ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Bassa, Plateau State

Bassa is a Local Government Area in the north of Plateau State, Nigeria, bordering Kaduna and Bauchi States. Its headquarters are in the town of Bassa at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|56|00|N|8|44|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 1,743 km² and a population of 186,859 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 930.

Located at 9.93333, 8.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Plateau State, Populated places in Plateau State

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