Katampe Abuja

Neighborhood overview

Katampe is a developing phase 2 district of Abuja city. Here you will find the Katampe Hill: a rocky outcrop that serves as one of the highest points in the capital and the geographic midpoint of the nation. This naturally hilly topography allows for some of the most beautiful panoramic views of The Federal Capital Territory.

The district is made up of two parts namely Katampe: ‘Main’ (in the south) and ‘Extension’ (in the north). The Katampe Extension area is designated as a “diplomatic zone”.

The neighborhood boasts of good infrastructure, in parts, including electricity, roads and landscaping. Most amenities are only a short distance away.

Notable places of interest include Baking Bee Cake Shop, Mariefii Event Place, Burma Park, Five Abuja and The Hill.

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Getting around

The district is strategically located near both inner and outer neighborhoods of Abuja. Katampe Main and Extension are split by the Murtala Mohammed Expressway which links to an highway leading to Kaduna.

Adjacent areas include Dawaki, Gwarinpa, Jahi, Kado, Mabushi, Maitama and Mpape.

Other major roads close to the district are Katampe Road and Aminu Sale Road. Journeys to the Central Area take 15-20 minutes.

Land and houses in Katampe

Katampe is mainly residential, although there are plans for an increase in commercial activities. Infrastructure in the districts is improving as it continues to see significant investment.

Living in this neighborhood will mean living in a haven removed from the bustling inner Abuja area. There is a wide selection of property types including flats, terraced duplexes and mansions. Many of these buildings have impressive modern architecture. It is features like these that have attracted a cosmopolitan community.

Accommodation costs in this district tend to be on the high side, given its location near the exclusive Maitama neighborhood. However prices do vary, depending on exactly where in the district you are looking at.

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