in Jos South of Plateau State, Nigeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.794 and 8.864 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 47' 38" and E 8° 51' 50"
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: 08:50 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 6:49 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: 2024-07-14 08:23:34

Explore Bukuru

Bukuru in Jos South (Plateau State) with it's 15,540 inhabitants is a city in Nigeria about 106 mi (or 171 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Bukuru is now 08:50 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bukuru, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Nigeria is Yakubu Gowon Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jos, Riyom, Bassa, Barkin Ladi and Angware. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

24°C (75 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

22°C (71 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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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

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.

Theological College of Northern Nigeria

The Theological College of Northern Nigeria (TCNN) is a private, Christian college in Bukuru, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Located at 9.79807, 8.88136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Nigeria, Educational institutions established in 1958


Bukuru is located on the Jos Plateau in Nigeria. It used to be considered a separate city from the city of Jos close by, but like every other form of urbanization, the city of Jos has merged with the town of Bukuru to form the Jos-Bukuru metropolis. It is the headquarters of the Jos South Local Government Area.

Located at 9.8, 8.86667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Plateau State

Jos South

Jos South is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. It houses the Governors office in Rayfield and can thus be described as the defacto capital of plateau state. Its headquarters are in the town of Bukuru at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|48|00|N|8|52|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 510 km² and a population of 306,716 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 930.

Located at 9.8, 8.86667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Plateau State

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