Nigeria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 8.97737 / longitude: 8.67747

General information


The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: English. Abuja serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger. The area of the country is 923,768 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Lagos, Jos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ikeja.


It is ranked 30# in the world with a GDP of $440,833,583,992 USD in 2021. The local currency (NGN) is represented by the symbol ₦.


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Sukur Cultural Landscape, Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove. Example of famous dishes in this country: Jollof rice.


There are 186,987,000 people here, or 2.51% of the world's population. In this country, the median age is 14.80 years and the birth growth rate is around 3.66%.


The inhabitants stay 6 years in school (tertiary education included). This nation has a number of interesting universities, including University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, University of Lagos, Ahmadu Bello University.

Good to know

Visit to learn more about this nation. Telephone numbers begin with +234, the country's websites have the domain name ".ng", the ISO code is NG


ISO code NG
Capital Abuja
Population 186,987,000
World percentage 2.51%
Median age 14.80 years
Population growth rate 3.66%
Main cities
Spoken languages English
GDP (2021) $440,833,583,992
GDP position #30
Currency code NGN
Currency symbol
School life expectancy 6 years
National dish Jollof rice
TLD .ng
Phone prefix +234

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