Touring Garke in Nigeria
Garke in the region of Kano is a city located in Nigeria - some 230 mi or ( 370 km ) North of Abuja , the country's capital city .
Time in Garke is now 04:51 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ungogo, Sokoto, Minna, Malori Faragona, and Katsina. Being here already, consider visiting Ungogo . Check out our recomendations for Garke ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is located in Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria. It was a Royal Air Force station before the country became independent. It is the main airport serving northern Nigeria and was named after Nigerian politician Aminu Kano. The airport consists of an international and a domestic terminals. Both terminals share the same runway. Construction started on a new domestic terminal, and was commissioned on May 23, 2011.
Located at 12.05 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
1956 BOAC Argonaut accident
1956 BOAC Argonaut accident 260pxSister aircraft G-ALHS in 1954Accident summaryDate 24 June 1956Type CFITSite Kano Airport, NigeriaPassengers 38Crew 7Fatalities 32Survivors 13Aircraft type Canadair C-4 ArgonautAircraft name ArgoOperator British Overseas Airways CorporationRegistration G-ALHEFlight origin Kano Airport, NigeriaDestination Tripoli International Airport (Idris Airport), Libya The 1956 BOAC Argonaut accident occurred on 24 June 1956 when a British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) four-engined Canadair C-4 Argonaut airliner registered G-ALHE crashed into a tree on departure from Kano Airport in Nigeria, three crew and 29 passengers were killed.
Located at 12.05 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Sani Abacha Stadium
Sani Abacha Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Kano Pillars F.C.. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000. It is named after deceased former military dictator Sani Abacha. It hosted several international competitions including the the 2000 African Cup of Nations and the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Located at 12.00 8.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Great Mosque of Kano
The Great Mosque of Kano is a mosque in Kano, the capital of Kano State and second most populous city in Nigeria.
Located at 11.99 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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