Business Hours

The working week in Awka starts Monday and ends on Friday, although some businesses operate on Saturdays.  Working hours are as follows:

Weekdays:         08:00 to 4:00pm

Weekdays:         08:00 to 4:00pm
Saturday:            09:00 to 1:00 pm


 Awka  has a tropical savannah climate that is similar to that of the rest of Southern Nigeria. There are two rainy seasons, with the heaviest rains falling from April to July and a weaker rainy season in October and November. There is a brief relatively dry spell in August and September and a longer dry season from December to March. Monthly rainfall between May and July averages over 300 mm (12 in), while in August and September it is down to 75 mm (3 inches) and in January as low as 35 mm (1.5 inches). The main dry season is accompanied by harmattan winds from the Sahara Desert, which between December and early February can be quite strong. The average temperature in January is 27°C (79°F) and for July it is 25°C (77°F). On average the hottest month is March; with a mean temperature of 29°C (84°F); while July is the coolest month.


The Currency used here is Naira (NGN). It is divided into 100 kobo


The people of Awka city are business minded lovers. Awka is known for its different style of  traditional product like blacksmith produces throughout Africa.


Awka, the capital of Anambra  State, lies in south East Nigeria, on the side of Niger River East of the Niger River, located on longitude 3° 24′ E and latitude 6° 27′ N. It is the economic and financial centre of Nigeria  eastern corridor with the largest eastern  markets  in Onitsha where  most of the  eastern economic and financial activities are concentrated .


Awka is the most celebrated Eastern Corridor  and much of the nation’s  eastern wealth and economic activity are concentrated  in the state. Most commercial and financial business is transacted at the Central Business District situated in Onitsha.


Present-day Awka  is a modern state in South-East Nigeria


English is the official language of Awka however, Igbo is also widely spoken.

Night life and entertainment in Lagos

Awka is rapidly becoming the traveller’s destination of choice in Eastern Nigeria. Aside from its extraordinary cultural and historical offerings, one can have an excellent time out and about in its bars, restaurants while experiencing Awka night life with enhanced security network

Local Time

Awka is one hour ahead of CET.


Christianity and Islam

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