in Gusau of Zamfara State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.170 and 6.664 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 10' 12" and E 6° 39' 50"
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: 03:48 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:51 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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Delve into Gusau

Gusau in Gusau (Zamfara State) with it's 226,857 habitants is a city located in Nigeria about 222 mi (or 358 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gusau is now 03:48 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Gusau. The closest airport in Nigeria is Gusau Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 103 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 18%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 20th of May 2024

37°C (99 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

39°C (102 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

38°C (100 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh 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.

Gusau Dam

The Gusau Dam holds a reservoir on the Sokoto River just upstream from Gusau, capital of Zamfara State in Nigeria. It supplies water to the city and neighboring communities. In 2006, the dam collapsed, killing 40 people and destroying 500 homes.

Located at 12.1447, 6.67083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2006 disasters, 2006 in Nigeria, Disasters in Nigeria, Dam disasters, Dams in Nigeria, Zamfara State

Gusau Airstrip

Gusau Airstrip or Gusau Airfield is an airstrip located in Gusau, the capital city of the Zamfara State in Nigeria.

Located at 12.1717, 6.69611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nigeria, Zamfara State

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gusau, QUS, Гусау