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Maiduguri Destination Guide

Explore Maiduguri in Nigeria.

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Maiduguri in the region of Borno with it's 1,112,449 inhabitants is a place in Nigeria - some 431 mi (or 693 km) North-East of Abuja, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Maiduguri is now 06:49 PM (Sunday). 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: Maroua, Garoua, Tsogonari, Pompommari, Ngudda or Moundou. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yerwa, Mai Musari, Maiduguri, Kalari, Gongolon and Bajeri. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Maiduguri, also called Yerwa by its locals, is the capital and the largest city of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria. It is popularly called "Home of Peace". The city sits along the seasonal Ngadda River which disappears into the Firki swamps in the areas around Lake Chad. Maiduguri was founded in 1907 as a military outpost by the British and has since grown rapidly with a population exceeding 1 million by 2007.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.85, 13.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Local Government Areas in Borno State, Maiduguri, Nigerian state capitals, Populated places established in 1907, Populated places in Borno State

El-Kanemi Stadium

El-Kanemi Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Maiduguri, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of El-Kanemi Warriors. The stadium has a seating capacity of 10,000 people. It was named after the famous Kanem-Borno Empire ruler, Muhammad al-Amin al-Kanemi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.85, 13.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:El-Kanemi Warriors, Football venues in Nigeria, Maiduguri

Maiduguri International Airport

Maiduguri International Airport is an airport serving Maiduguri, a city in the Borno State of Nigeria.

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Located at 11.85, 13.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Nigeria, Borno State, Maiduguri