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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 04:33 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

36°C / 97 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 25%
Air Pressure 983.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Thursday, 23rd of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 36°C (97 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 36°C (97 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 36°C (98 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)

Videos

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...

Nigeria Andrewsinclair's photos around A...

02:08 min ( February 21, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 432 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Andrewsinclair's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes...


We're back in Abuja Africanreflect's pho...

00:57 min ( February 24, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
Views: 297 - Rating: 3/5

Preview of Africanreflect's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes...

A day of sight-seeing in Abuja Africanre...

00:57 min ( February 11, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 383 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Africanreflect's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes...


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Upcomming Local Events

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

23
Feb
2017

French Education Fair

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

24
Feb
2017

The Purposeful Worshiper

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

25
Feb
2017

EIDI Journey

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

27
Feb
2017

Nigeria Oil & Gas

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

02
Mar
2017

SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK - ABUJA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

04
Mar
2017

10th Harvestfield International Colleges & Universities Fair, Abuja

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

FUSIONCONNECT: THE NEXT LEVEL EDITION

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
More on eventful.com.

26
Mar
2017

RMT 002

Beginning: 04:30 pm (16:30).
More on eventful.com.

27
Mar
2017

KINGDOM FOUNDATIONS, ABUJA : : : : : March 27th - March 28th, 2017.

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

22
Apr
2017

Google Cloud Next Abuja

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Abuja

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

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