in Barde of Yobe State, Nigeria
- 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: 01:06 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:04 am and 6:07 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.217 and -169.425 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2022-09-28 08:20:49
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 01:06 PM (Wednesday). 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: 33°C / 91 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Evening Temperature||33°C / 91 °F|
|Night Temperature||30°C / 85 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 29th of September 2022
34°C (93 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 30th of September 2022
33°C (92 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Saturday, 1st of October 2022
34°C (94 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken 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.
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.
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