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Introducing Kano


Kano plays a vital role in Nigeria’s leather trade, peanut and banana trade, agriculture and stock rearing. The vast majority of Kano’s population is Muslim.

Kano is known for:


History and Art

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Gusau (273 km)
Katsina (150 km)
Zaria (166 km)
CURRENCY
Nigerian Naira (NGN)

COUNTRY CODE
+234

ELECTRIC POWER
D, G

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.75

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€8.48

Kano airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Between 09:00 and 18:00, you can reach the city center from Kano Airport using the GENERAL bus service. You can also use the passenger shuttle buses that travel between the airport and the city center. The distance between the airport and the city center is 10 km and the journey takes approximately 15 minutes.

Average time from airport: 15 minutes

Distance from airport: 10 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the passenger shuttle or bus service, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 3,000 Nigerian naira.

Average taxi price: 3,000 Nigerian naira

CAR RENTAL:

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Average car rental price: N/A

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