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Gusau Destination Guide

Explore Gusau in Nigeria

Gusau in the region of Zamfara with its 226,857 inhabitants is a place in Nigeria - some 221 mi or ( 356 km ) North of Abuja , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Gusau

Time in Gusau is now 03:12 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lagos " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dan Baba, Saoni, Njare, Sokoto, and Ruga. Since you are here already, consider visiting Dan Baba . Where to go and what to see in Gusau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gusau Dam

The Gusau Dam holds a reservoir on the Sokoto River just upstream from Gusau, capital of Zamfara State in Nigeria. It supplies water to the city and neighboring communities. In 2006, the dam collapsed, killing 40 people and destroying 500 homes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.14 6.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2006 disasters, 2006 in Nigeria, Dam disasters, Dams in Nigeria, Disasters in Nigeria, Zamfara State

Gusau Airstrip

Gusau Airstrip or Gusau Airfield is an airstrip located in Gusau, the capital city of the Zamfara State in Nigeria.

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Located at 12.17 6.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Airports in Nigeria, Zamfara State

Bungudu

Bungudu (or Bungundu) is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Bungudu at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|16|00|N|6|33|24|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki | |name= }}. It has an area of 2,293 km² and a population of 257,917 at the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 881.

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Located at 12.27 6.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Zamfara State, Populated places in Zamfara State

Sagamu

at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|16|N|6|33|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| | |name= }} Sagamu or Shagamu is a city {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|16|N|6|33|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| | |name= }} and the headquarters of the Local Government Area of the same name in southwestern Nigeria located in Ogun State near the Ibu River. The LGA has an area of 614 km² and a population of 253,412\tat the 2006 census. The postal code of the area is 121.

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Located at 12.27 6.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Ogun State, Populated places in Ogun State

Ikenne

at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|16|N|6|33|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| | |name= }} Ikenne is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ikenne at{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|52|N|3|43|E|region:AU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| | |name= }}. Ikenne is a town after Sagamu and before Odogbolu and near Ilisan - Remo. It has an area of 144 km² and a population of 118,735 at the 2006 census.

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Located at 12.27 6.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Local Government Areas in Ogun State, Populated places in Ogun State

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gusau