in Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.406 and 4.646 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 24' 21" and E 4° 38' 45"
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: 10:21 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 7:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.227 and -176.187 (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: 2024-06-18 08:18:47

Delve into Tambuwal

Tambuwal in Tambuwal (Sokoto State) with it's 20,932 habitants is located in Nigeria about 301 mi (or 485 km) north-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Tambuwal is now 10:21 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 6 airports close to Tambuwal. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 83 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gwandu, Aliero, Kebbe, Jega and Argungu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 94 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

36°C (96 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

36°C (97 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Moderate rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 21st of June 2024

36°C (97 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

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.


Tambuwal is a Local Government Area in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Tambuwal (or Tambawal or Tambawel) on the A1 highway at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|24|00|N|4|40|00|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 1,717 km² and a population of 224,931 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 850.

Located at 12.4, 4.66667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Sokoto State, Populated places in Sokoto State

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Tambuwal.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tambawal, Tambuwal, Tambawel