in Bakura of Zamfara State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.711 and 5.874 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 42' 41" and E 5° 52' 25"
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: 05:58 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:37 am and 6:47 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: 2023-03-25 08:16:39

Delve into Bakura

Bakura in Bakura (Zamfara State) is located in Nigeria about 275 mi (or 443 km) north-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bakura is now 05:58 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports close to Bakura. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 76 km), 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: Talata Mafara, Tureta, Maradun, Dange and Rabah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Sunday, 26th of March 2023

36°C (98 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 27th of March 2023

36°C (97 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 28th of March 2023

38°C (101 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle 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.

Bakura, Nigeria

Bakura is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bakura at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|42|37|N|5|52|23|E| | |name= }} in the north-east of the LGA. It has an area of 1,366 km² and a population of 186,905 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 892.

Located at 12.7103, 5.87306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, Populated places in Zamfara State

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