Talata Mafara
in Talata Mafara of Zamfara State, Nigeria

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.568 and 6.062 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 34' 6" and E 6° 3' 44"
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: 07:49 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Lagos
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:48 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: 2024-04-15 07:59:01

Touring Talata Mafara

Talata Mafara in Talata Mafara (Zamfara State) with it's 39,045 residents is a town located in Nigeria about 261 mi (or 421 km) north of Abuja, the country's capital place.

Time in Talata Mafara is now 07:49 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports nearby Talata Mafara. The closest airport in Nigeria is Gusau Airport in a distance of 51 mi (or 82 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 99 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 101 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 14%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

38°C (100 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

37°C (99 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

41°C (105 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Broken clouds, light 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.

Talata Mafara

Talata Mafara is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Talata Mafara, about 15 km from the Bakolori Dam on the Sokoto River{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|34|00|N|6|04|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. The town lies on the southern edge of the major irrigation project fed by the dam. The town is the birthplace of Yahaya Abdulkarim, governor of Sokoto State from January 1992 to November 1993.

Located at 12.5667, 6.06667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, Populated places in Zamfara State

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