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Akpu Destination Guide

Touring Akpu in Nigeria.

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Akpu in the region of Anambra State is located in Nigeria - some 211 mi (or 340 km) South of Abuja, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Akpu

Time in Akpu is now 09:24 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lagos" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Douala, Malabo, Umuchu, Umuawulu, Umuakwu or Ezira. Being here already, consider visiting Umuogem, Umueje, Umueje, Ufuma, Okpulukpu and Achina. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

32°C / 89 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1008.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 13th of November 2018
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 33°C (91 °F)
Night: 24°C (74 °F)
Wednesday, 14th of November 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 31°C (87 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Thursday, 15th of November 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 32°C (90 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location


Igbo-Ukwu is a town in the Nigerian state of Anambra in the southeastern part of the country. It is notable for three archaeological sites, where excavations have found bronze artifacts from a highly sophisticated bronze metal-working culture dating perhaps to the 9th or 10th century, centuries before other known bronzes of the region. The first, called Igbo Isaiah, was uncovered in 1938 by Isaiah Anozie a local villager, who stumbled upon the bronze works while digging beside his home.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03, 7.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Nri-Igbo, Populated places in Anambra State, Towns in Igboland


Nibo is a town in Awka South, Anambra State, Nigeria. There are four major villages that make up the town, they are in order of seniority; Ezeawulu, Umuanum, Ifite and Ezeoye. Nibo is a community of cooperative men and women that work jointly for the development of the town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03, 7.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Anambra State


Awka is the capital of Anambra State, Nigeria with an estimated population of 301,657 As of 2006 Nigerian census. The city is located about 400 miles east of Lagos in the centre of the densely populated Igbo heartland in southeastern Nigeria. The West-East Federal highway links Lagos, Benin City, Asaba, Onitsha, and Enugu to Awka and several local roads link it to other important towns such as Ekwulobia, Agulu, Enugwu-Ukwu, Abagana and Nnewi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03, 7.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Igboland, Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Anambra State


Abagana is a town in Nigeria. It is the headquarters of Njikoka Local Government Area Anambra State and lies approximately 20 kilometers from Onitsha along the old Enugu-Onitsha Trunk A Road that divides the town into two halves. Abagana town has a landmass of approximately 9.2 square kilometers and is bounded in the north by Abba, Ukpo, and Enugu Agidi towns, in the South by Nimo and Eziowelle towns, in the East by Enugwu Ukwu town and in the west by Umunachi and Ifitedunu towns.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.03, 7.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Anambra State

Abia State University

Abia State University is one of the state owned universities in Nigeria. These state academic institutions were created to expand admissions and bring professional skills, expertise and modern research facilities close to the city and rural dwellers; and have helped talented students to obtain Higher education. The inception of the university was in 1981 in the former Imo State under the name of Imo State University, Uturu, Okigwe.

More reading: Abia State University homepage
Located at 6.03, 7.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
Tags:Abia State, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1981, Universities and colleges in Nigeria

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