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Yola Destination Guide

Delve into Yola in Nigeria

Yola in the region of Adamawa State with its 96,006 residents is a city in Nigeria - some 341 mi or ( 549 km ) East of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Yola

Current time in Yola is now 05:32 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ngaoundere, Maroua, Garoua, Wuro Tammai, and Wuro Leggal. While being here, make sure to check out Ngaoundere . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Yola ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Yola, Nigeria

Yola is the capital city and administrative center of Adamawa State, Nigeria. Located on the Benue River, it has a population of 88,500 (2004). Established in 1841, Yola was the capital of the Laka people until it was taken by the British in 1901. Daytime temperatures can easily exceed 40 °C during the dry season (April/May). Yola is split into two parts.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.23 12.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Adamawa State

Yola Airport

Yola Airport is an airport serving Yola, a city in the Adamawa State of Nigeria. During 2007, this airport had 46,489 passengers movements, a decrease of 38.3% from previous year.

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Located at 9.26 12.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Adamawa State, Airports in Nigeria


Jimeta is a town in Adamawa State, Nigeria. The town's population was 73,080 as of 1991. The elevation of Jimeta is 135 m, and it lies along the Benue River. Jimeta and nearby Yola have interconnected histories, and, between 1935 and 1955, were unified as one town; Jimeta also serves as Yola's port. Some refer to the two as "Jimeta Yola."

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Located at 9.28 12.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Benue River, Populated places in Adamawa State

Adamawa State

Adamawa is a state in northeastern Nigeria, with its capital at Yola. It was formed in 1991 from part of Gongola State with four administrative divisions namely: Adamawa, Ganye, Mubi and Numan. It is one of the thirty-six (36) States which constitute the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Located at 9.33 12.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Adamawa State, States and territories established in 1991, States of Nigeria

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Yola