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Osogbo Destination Guide

Discover Osogbo in Nigeria

Osogbo in the region of Osun is a town located in Nigeria - some 219 mi or ( 352 km ) South-West of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Osogbo

Local time in Osogbo is now 05:13 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: Tonkere, Oba, Iragbiji, Iloro, and Ilorin. When in this area, you might want to check out Tonkere . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Osogbo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Nigeria, Ogun River boattrip and Oshogbo Shrine

14:52 min by Peter Italo
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Trip with native boat through the jungle and visit to Oshogbo Shrine (Weltkultur-Erbe). Fahrt mit lokalen Holzbooten durch den Urwald. ..


1:50 min by apapa1406
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Olarooye Osun Worship

3:18 min by fourierTF
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A part of "Osogbo Historical Composition" by Okonfo Rao Kawawa, a Yoruba opera telling the founding legend of Osogbo, Nigeria as well as the origin of its Osun festival. Complete video at ..

Osogbo Historical Composition

20:17 min by fourierTF
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A Yoruba opera composed by Okonfo Rao Kawawa telling the founding legend of Osogbo, Nigeria as well as the origin of its Osun festival. Since there were repeated dry seasons at Ipole, Oba (king) Olaro ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Osogbo (also Oṣogbo, rarely Oshogbo) is a city in Nigeria, the capital of Osun State and a Local Government Area. The Local Government Area has an area of 47 km² and a population of 156,694 at the 2006 census; the postal code of the area is 230.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.77 4.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Osun State, Nigerian state capitals, Populated places in Osun State


Osun-Osogbo or Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove is a sacred forest along the banks of the Oshun River just outside the city of Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. The Osun-Osogbo Grove is among the last of the sacred forests which usually adjoined the edges of most Yoruba cities before extensive urbanization. Osun-Osgogbo festival is celebrated every year. Osun- worshippers come from all walks of life to celebrate this day.

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Located at 7.76 4.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Osun State, Religion in Nigeria, World Heritage Sites in Nigeria

Oshogbo Stadium

Oshogbo Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Prime F.C. and Ila Orangun FC. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Located at 7.79 4.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria


Ilobu is a town and the administrative headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria. Ilobu is located in a sparsely forested area and is bounded in the north by Ifon-Osun, in the south by Osogbo, in the east by Oba and in the west by Erin-Osun, and is watered by Ojutu River, Elentere river, Konda river and a few other streams. The town is said to have been founded by Laarosin - powerful warrior in the Old Oyo Empire. It has a population of about 3000825 (2006 Census).

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Located at 7.84 4.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Osun State


Orolu is a Local Government Area in Osun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ifon at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:7|52|00|N|4|29|00|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 80 km² and a population of 103,077 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 230.

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Located at 7.87 4.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Osun State

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Osogbo