in Sokoto North of Sokoto State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.063 and 5.243 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 3' 45" and E 5° 14' 35"
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: 03:31 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 6:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.269 and -176.166 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Explore Sokoto

Sokoto in Sokoto North (Sokoto State) with it's 563,861 inhabitants is a city in Nigeria about 316 mi (or 509 km) north-west of Abuja, the country's capital.

Local time in Sokoto is now 03:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Sokoto. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport in a distance of 10 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: Wamako, Kware, Dange, Bodinga and Rabah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 104 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 42°C / 107 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 94 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 49% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 20th of May 2024

38°C (100 °F)
35°C (96 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

41°C (105 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

40°C (103 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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Inter-school debate in Sokoto on Drugs

Published: November 30, 2012
Length: 34:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ibrahim Mohammed

An inter-school debate organised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA Sokoto Command on "Who's responsible for child drug abuse"

Catfish breeding techniques and hatching 2019

Published: January 26, 2019
Length: 51:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: aminu gandi

Update on my 2weeks catfish fry.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Socoto, Sokoto, Sokoto stad, SKO, ソコト, სოკოტო, 소코토, Sokotas, Сокото, Sókótó, 索科托