in Bukkuyum of Zamfara State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.137 and 5.468 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 8' 13" and E 5° 28' 5"
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: 06:09 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 7:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.227 and -176.187 (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: 2024-07-21 08:09:33

Delve into Bukkuyum

Bukkuyum in Bukkuyum (Zamfara State) is located in Nigeria about 253 mi (or 408 km) north-west of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bukkuyum is now 06:09 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Bukkuyum. The closest airport in Nigeria is Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport in a distance of 57 mi (or 91 km), North. 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: Gummi, Anka, Tureta, Shagari and Bakura. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

29°C (85 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

28°C (83 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast 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.


Bukkuyum (or Bukwium)) is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bukkuyum at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|08|00|N|5|28|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }} in the north-west of the area. It has an area of 3,214 km² and a population of 211,633 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 891.

Located at 12.1333, 5.46667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, Populated places in Zamfara State


at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|08|00|N|5|28|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }} Riyom is a Local Government Area in Plateau State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Riyom to the north of the Area at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|38|00|N|8|46|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 807 km² and a population of 131,557 at the 2006 census, which is predominantly Berom.

Located at 12.1333, 5.46667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Plateau State, Populated places in Plateau State

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bukkuyum.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bukwium, Bukuyum, Bukkuyum