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Bako Destination Guide

Touring Bako in Nigeria

Bako in the region of Nigeria (general) is located in Nigeria - some 85 mi or ( 137 km ) North-West of Abuja , the country's capital city .

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Time in Bako is now 09:57 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tudun Fulani, Sofon Jigbeji, Sabon Gida, Petta, and Osogbo. Being here already, consider visiting Tudun Fulani . Check out our recomendations for Bako ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Minna Airport

Minna Airport is a small airport located 10 km northwest of Minna, a city in the Niger State of Nigeria. As of 2012, plans for a major expansion have been announced.

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Located at 9.65 6.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Airports in Nigeria, Niger State

Minna Township Stadium

Minna Township Stadium (aka Bako Kontagora Stadium) is a multi-use stadium in Minna, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Niger Tornadoes. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people. Niger State is in the planning stages of expanding the stadium to 30,000.

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Located at 9.62 6.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria


Minna is a city (estimated population 304,113 in 2007) in west central Nigeria. It's the capital of Niger State, one of Nigeria's 36 federal states, and is the headquarters of Chanchaga Local Government Area.

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Located at 9.61 6.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Niger State