in Jos North of Plateau State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.928 and 8.892 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 55' 42" and E 8° 53' 31"
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: 02:13 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-9.385 and -171.247 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fale old settlement
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nigeria in Western Africa

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: 2024-06-20 08:14:34

Discover Jos

Jos in Jos North (Plateau State) with it's 816,824 citizens is a town in Nigeria about 113 mi (or 181 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Jos is now 02:13 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports near Jos, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Yakubu Gowon Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bukuru, Bassa, Toro, Angware and Riyom. 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 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 21st of June 2024

28°C (82 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

28°C (82 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: January 19, 2015
Length: 03:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Stagefix Entertainment

Cool Video from Jos by the duo Lucase2(SASLilhardy+IceDogg). Directed by Singer, Songwriter and Video Director Mauriz. On the Video are Smokey, DJ-Steeno, Storm, Lois, Miss Gold, Deflow, ...

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Published: June 03, 2013
Length: 33:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: July 20, 2018
Length: 46:20 min
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Author: joy Abraham

Restoring Africa's landscapes.


Published: September 15, 2018
Length: 17:46 min
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Published: March 08, 2018
Length: 44:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: June 23, 2018
Length: 17:29 min
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Author: mbasiti jesse

Celebrating Nigeria's Win against Iceland at the World Cup. #WorkFlow #ProudlyNigerian.

Where to go in jos(My visit to the Jos wildlife park)

Published: June 18, 2019
Length: 58:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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
Rating: 0 of 5
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

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.


Jos {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|56|N|8|53|E|region:NG_type:city(510300)|| | |name= }} is a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. The city has a population of about 900,000 residents based on the 2006 census. Popularly called "J-town" or "Jesus Our Saviour" by the residents, it is the administrative capital of Plateau State.

Located at 9.93333, 8.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Plateau State, Nigerian state capitals, Jos, Populated places established in 1915

Hillcrest School (Jos, Nigeria)

Hillcrest School is a private, co-educational day school situated in the city of Jos in Nigeria which is sponsored by ten Christian mission bodies.

Located at 9.93333, 8.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1942, Schools in Nigeria, Plateau State, Jos

Rwang Pam Stadium

Rwang Pam Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Jos, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Jos teams JUTH F.C. , Plateau United and Mighty Jets. The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 spectators. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|57|5|N|8|51|59|E|region:NG-RI_type:landmark_source:dewiki |primary |name= }}

Located at 9.95139, 8.86639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Nigeria

2010 Jos riots

The 2010 Jos riots were clashes between Muslim and Christian ethnic groups in central Nigeria near the city of Jos. The area has been plagued by violence for the past twenty years motivated by multiple factors. The clashes have been characterized as "religious violence" by many news sources, although others cite ethnic and economic differences as the root of the violence. The Anglican Archbishop of Jos, Benjamin A.

Located at 9.93333, 8.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2010, 2010 in Nigeria, 2010 riots, Ethnic riots, Riots and civil disorder in Nigeria, Religious riots, Religiously motivated violence in Nigeria, Jos, Attacks on places of worship, Christianity and violence, Destruction of churches by Muslims

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jos, جوس, JOS, ジョス, 조스, Dżos, Йос, Джос, Џос, جوس، نائجیریا, 乔斯