in Geidam of Yobe State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.894 and 11.926 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 53' 39" and E 11° 55' 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: 06:36 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:59 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.217 and -169.425 (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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Discover Geidam

Geidam in Geidam (Yobe State) with it's 41,367 citizens is a place in Nigeria about 401 mi (or 645 km) north-east of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Current time in Geidam is now 06:36 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 2 airports near Geidam. The closest airport in Nigeria is Maiduguri International Airport in a distance of 106 mi (or 170 km), South-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: Kanamma, Maine Soroa, Dapchi, Damasak and Babban Gida. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 42°C / 107 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 6%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 29% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

42°C (107 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

42°C (107 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

43°C (109 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

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.


Geidam is a Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Geidam in the northwest of the area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|53|49|N|11|55|49|E|region:NG_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 4,357 km² and a population of 157,295 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 632.

Located at 12.8969, 11.9303 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Yobe State, Populated places in Yobe State

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Geidam, Gaidam