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Port Harcourt Destination Guide

Delve into Port Harcourt in Nigeria

Port Harcourt in the region of Rivers with its 1,148,665 residents is a city in Nigeria - some 298 mi or ( 480 km ) South of Abuja , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Port Harcourt

Current time in Port Harcourt is now 05:49 AM (Sunday) . 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: Douala, Malabo, Yenagoa, Rumuoqonoma, and Rumu-Okoro-Odomey. While being here, make sure to check out Douala . 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 Port Harcourt ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Port Harcourt/ Lagos, Nigeria 2006/2007

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1.5 years in Port Harcourt! ..

Queen Elisabeth II Port Harcourt Nigeria 1956

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Queen Elisabeth II visit to Port Harcourt Nigeria 1956 ..

Nigeria School

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Eyes on Nigeria: Government demolition and homelessness

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The Rivers State government claims the demolition of the waterfronts is necessary to implement the Greater Port Harcourt Master Plan, an urban renewal project launched in 2009. The development of the ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Sharks Stadium

Sharks Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Part of the Alfred Diete-Spiff Rivers State sports complex, it is used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Sharks F.C.. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Located at 4.77 7.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria, Port Harcourt

Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145

Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 was a scheduled flight between the Nigerian cities of Abuja and Port Harcourt. At about 14:08 local time on 10 December 2005, Flight 1145 from Abuja crash-landed at Port Harcourt International Airport. The plane, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 with 110 people on board, burst into flames.

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Located at 4.78 7.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2005 in Nigeria, Accidents and incidents involving the McDonnell Douglas DC-9, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2005, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nigeria, Port Harcourt

Liberation Stadium

Liberation Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the Elekahia area of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Dolphins F.C.. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people. (see www. worldstadiums. com)

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Located at 4.82 7.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Football venues in Nigeria, Multi-purpose stadiums in Nigeria, Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt NAF Base

Port Harcourt NAF Base is located in Port Harcourt, a city in the Rivers State of Nigeria. It is a base owned by the Nigerian Air Force. It gained popularity as a commercial destination due to the closure of Port Harcourt International Airport. After that airport reopened, most airlines abandoned the base. However, it still has some destinations since the airport is closer to the center than the main airport.

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Located at 4.84 7.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Airports in Nigeria, Port Harcourt


Okrika is a port town in Rivers State, Nigeria, capital of the Local Government Area of the same name. The town is situated on a small island just south of Port Harcourt, making it a suburb of the much larger city. The average elevation of Okrika is 452 metres. It lies on the north of the Bonny River and on Okrika Island, 35 miles (56 km) upstream from the Bight of Biafra. The town can be reached by vessels of a draft of 29 feet (9 metres) or less.

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Located at 4.74 7.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Rivers State, Populated places in Rivers State

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Port Harcourt