in Anka of Zamfara State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.113 and 5.927 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 6' 48" and E 5° 55' 36"
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: 09:14 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 7:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.483 and -172.783 (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 Anka

Anka in Anka (Zamfara State) with it's 11,641 habitants is a city located in Nigeria about 236 mi (or 381 km) north-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Anka is now 09:14 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports closer to Anka. The closest airport in Nigeria is Gusau Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 84 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bukkuyum, Talata Mafara, Maru, Maradun and Bakura. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 94 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

34°C (94 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, high wind, near gale, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

35°C (94 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 21st of June 2024

34°C (92 °F)
30°C (86 °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.

Anka, Nigeria

Anka is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Anka at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|06|30|N|5|56|00|E| | |name= }}. It has an area of 2,746 km² and a population of 142,280 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 890.

Located at 12.1083, 5.93333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, Populated places in Zamfara State

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