in Barde of Yobe State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.874 and 11.041 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 52' 26" and E 11° 2' 26"
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: 07:02 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:49 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.217 and -169.425 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Gashua

Gashua in Barde (Yobe State) with it's 125,817 habitants is located in Nigeria about 357 mi (or 574 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gashua is now 07:02 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 4 airports close to Gashua. The closest is airport we know is Zinder Airport in Niger in a distance of 152 mi (or 244 km). The closest airport in Nigeria is Maiduguri International Airport in a distance of 155 mi (or 244 km), North-West. 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: Jajimaji, Jakusko, Nguru, Dapchi and Guri. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 96 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

36°C (98 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

35°C (96 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

37°C (98 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered 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.


Gashua is a community in Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria, on the Yobe River a few miles below the convergence of the Hadejia River and the Jama'are River. Average elevation is about 299 m. The population in 2006 was about 125,000. The hottest months are March and April with temperature ranges of 38-40 Celsius. In the rainy season, June-September, temperatures fall to 23-28 Celsius, with rainfall of 500 to 1000mm.

Located at 12.8681, 11.0464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Yobe State

Bade Emirate

The Bade Emirate is a traditional state with headquarters in Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria. Alhaji Abubakar Umar Suleiman is the 11th Emir of Bade (Mai Bede), of the Bedde dynasty, turbaned on 12 November 2005. The Bade people are thought to have migrated to the area around 1300 CE, coming around the north of Lake Chad from Kanem. In 1808 the Bade, then subject to the Bornu Empire, were attacked by Fulani jihad warriors, who were expanding their control across Northern Nigeria.

Located at 12.8681, 11.0464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Nigerian traditional states, Yobe State, History of Nigeria, States and territories established in 1818, Emirates

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