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Abuja Destination Guide

Explore Abuja in Nigeria.

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Abuja in the region of Abuja Federal Capital Territory with it's 590,400 inhabitants is located in Nigeria and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Abuja in Nigeria

Time in Abuja is now 02:08 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lagos" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Waru, Ushapa, Minna, Mashapa, Makurdi or Abuja Nigeria. Since you are here already, consider visiting Wuse, Wupa, Sabo Kukwaba, Mpape, Mobushipe and Kurunduma. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

34°C / 94 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 983.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Thursday, 22nd of March 2018
Moderate rain, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 35°C (94 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Friday, 23rd of March 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Saturday, 24th of March 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 24°C (74 °F)


It's Abuja Style

07:47 min ( July 06, 2012 by zaafirahwmd)
Views: 241 - Rating: 5/5

Never been to Abuja? Check out these brilliant clips of life and scenery from the Nigerian capital city. There's also a 'drive-by'clip from a trip to Minna in Niger State, and that Zuma 'white face on...

We're in Africa Africanreflect's photos ...

01:02 min ( March 02, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Preview of Africanreflect's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes...

Igbo Highlife Singer in Abuja

01:00 min ( June 05, 2012 by realisticexpressionz)
Views: 30 - Rating: 0/5

Cool Jew And Family enjoyed a wonderful night out at Abuja Garden. A Very talented Igbo Highlife Singer Had Something to say.... Download Cool Jew Music:

Abuja Storm

00:19 min ( June 25, 2012 by Andrew Mclean)
Views: 17 - Rating: 0/5

Taken from hotel room balcony. The fun starts @ 13s. It got a bit close for comfort

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Abuja during the next days.



Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Policy Hackathon - Abuja

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Saving The Future Of An Emerging Continent (SAFE-C)

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Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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CoinFest Nigeria, 2018.

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Design Sandwich Course

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Abuja Literary Society TEEN TALK

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Healthy Hair And Lifestyle Walk

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. It is located in the centre of Nigeria, within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Abuja is a planned city, and was built mainly in the 1980s. It officially became Nigeria's capital on 12 December 1991, replacing Lagos, which is still the country's most populous city. At the 2006 census, the city of Abuja had a population of 776,298, making it one of the top ten most populous cities in Nigeria.

More reading: Abuja homepage
Located at 9.07, 7.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Abuja, Capitals in Africa, Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), Local Government Areas in the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria), Modernist architecture, Planned capitals, Populated places in the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja

Lat. Long. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:09|04|N|07|29|E|region:NG_type:city(700000)|| | |name= }} There is an Archbishop and Diocese of Abuja in the Anglican Church of Nigeria's Abuja Province. link =This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the Italian Wikipedia. View a machine-translated version of the Italian article.

More reading: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja homepage
Located at 9.07, 7.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Abuja, Religious organizations established in 1981, Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria, Roman Catholic dioceses in Nigeria

Abuja National Mosque

The Abuja National Mosque, also known as the Nigerian National Mosque, is the national mosque of Nigeria, a country with a substantial Muslim population. The mosque was built in 1984 and is open to the non-Muslim public, except during congregational prayers. Ustaz Musa Mohammed is the chief imam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.07, 7.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Abuja, Mosques in Nigeria

House of Representatives (Nigeria)

The House of Representatives is the lower house of the country's bicameral National Assembly. The Senate of Nigeria is the upper house. The current House of Representatives, formed following elections held in April 2011, has a total of 360 members who are elected in single-member constituencies using the simple majority system. Members serve four-year terms. The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the house. The current Speaker is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

More reading: House of Representatives (Nigeria) homepage
Located at 9.07, 7.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:National Assembly of Nigeria, National lower houses

Abuja Stadium

Abuja National Stadium is an all-seater national sports stadium located in Abuja, the rapidly developing Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. The stadium serves as a home to the Nigerian national football team, as well as a center for various social, cultural, and religious events. The Federal Government of Nigeria approved the contract for the construction of the National Stadium complex and Games Village on July 18, 2000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.07, 7.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Nigeria, Buildings and structures in Abuja, Football venues in Nigeria, Indoor arenas in Nigeria, National stadiums, Sports venues completed in 2003, Stadiums of the All-Africa Games

Quote of the moment

There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.

Charles Dudley Warner