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Afikpo Destination Guide

Discover Afikpo in Nigeria

Afikpo in the region of Ebonyi with its 71,866 habitants is a town located in Nigeria - some 222 mi or ( 357 km ) South of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Afikpo

Local time in Afikpo is now 06:40 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Douala, Malabo, Umu Eworo, and Ufueseni. When in this area, you might want to check out Yaoundé . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Afikpo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Afikpo is the second largest city in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Until recently it was the home Local Government Area of the late Eze (DR) Akanu Ibiam, who hailed from the village of Unwana. Dr. Ibiam was one of the first Igbo medical doctors of Western training and the former Governor of Eastern region. The town had an estimated population of 672,000 in 2005.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.88 7.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in Igboland, Populated places in Ebonyi State


Ugep (also Umor) is a town in Cross River State, southern Nigeria. The village is populated by the Yakurr people. The Leboku New Yam festival is celebrated in Ugep.

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Located at 5.80 8.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Cross River State

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Afikpo