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Kano Destination Guide

Delve into Kano in Nigeria

Kano in the region of Kano with its 3,626,068 residents is a city in Nigeria - some 214 mi or ( 345 km ) North of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kano

Current time in Kano is now 04:26 PM (Monday) . 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: Ung Rimi, Danzaki, Ungogo, Sokoto, and Minna. While being here, make sure to check out Ung Rimi . 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 Kano ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


A Week in Nigeria

4:09 min by fruitfulideas
Views: 59162 Rating: 4.71

Lynn and two others travel to Lagos, Nigeria to help a new Hands at Work project working with prostitutes, HIV patients, and orphans. Then they fly north to the desert city Kano where another new proj ..

The Hausa People / Les Haoussas / شعب هَوْسَ

4:22 min by anak1
Views: 57765 Rating: 4.77

This video is a very quick intro on the Hausa people and Hausa speakers. There's a few interesting bits of information about the history and stats of the Hausa and Hausa speakers across Africa. DETAIL ..

zoo kano legos by ali hcalhoub علي شلهوب في كانو

5:10 min by Alain Honda
Views: 2423 Rating: 0.00

kano zoo by ali chalhoub singer site ali chalhoub tanks for joining & welcome my friend http facebook tel: 009613192425 lebanon ..

Video Diary - Arthur & Philip in Kano, Nigeria; August 21, 2012.

4:08 min by onedayitoogofly
Views: 131 Rating: 0.00

ONE DAY I TOO GO FLY film director Arthur Musah traveled with Philip Abel, one of the students from the film, to Philip's home in the city of Kano, in Northern Nigeria. While riding a rickshaw cab com ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 1 km away
Tags: Kano, Mosques in Nigeria

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 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria, Kano, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria

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 5 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

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 5 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

Dawakin Tofa Science College

Dawakin Tofa Science College is one of the special secondary school that are provide by Kano State, Nigeria, in order to train the best students in science and to provide the state with well qualified doctors and engineers. Other colleges are Dawakin Kudu, Maitama Sule, Day Science Kano, Garko Girls.

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Located at 12.12 8.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Secondary schools in Nigeria, Special schools in Nigeria, Universities and colleges in Nigeria

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kano