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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 .

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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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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.

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Located at 12.05 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, Airports in Nigeria, Kano, Kano State, Space Shuttle Landing Sites, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa

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.

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Located at 12.05 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1956 in Nigeria, 1956 meteorology, Accidents and incidents involving the Canadair North Star, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by microbursts, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1956, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, BOAC accidents and incidents

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.

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Located at 12.00 8.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria, Kano, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria

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.

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Located at 11.99 8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Kano, Mosques in Nigeria