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Gwachife Destination Guide

Explore Gwachife in Nigeria.

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Gwachife in the region of Nigeria (general) is a town in Nigeria - some 32 mi (or 51 km) North-West of Abuja, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gwachife is now 04:08 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lagos" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tabe, Suleja, Minna, Makurdi, Lokoja or Abeokuta. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tuchi, Tahiri, Pakawa, Mararaba, Lafu and Gwachife. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

ADC Airlines Flight 53

Aviation Development Company Airlines (ADC) Flight 53 was a scheduled passenger flight operated by ADC Airlines that crashed on 29 October 2006 shortly after take-off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria, at around noon local time. Immediately after takeoff from Abuja, the Boeing 737 contacted the ground, broke up and caught fire in a corn field. The flight is reported to have had 104 people on board.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.27, 7.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Nigeria, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2006, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, Aviation accidents and incidents involving state leaders


Suleja is a city in Niger State, Nigeria, pop. (2006) local government area, 216,578, just north of Abuja, capital of the Suleja Emirate. It is sometimes confused with the nearby city of Abuja, due to its proximity, and the fact that it was originally called Abuja before the Nigerian government adopted the name from the then Emir Sulayman Barau for its new federal capital in 1976.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.27, 7.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Local Government Areas in Niger State, Populated places in Niger State