Nigeria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 8.97737 / longitude: 8.67747

General information


Here are the different languages spoken in the country: English. 923,768 km² make up the entire country, they use a postcode system and the key cities are: Lagos, Jos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ikeja. Abuja is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger.


The sign for the local currency is ₦ (NGN). The GDP in 2021 was $440,833,583,992 USD, making it the 30# country in the world.


Example of famous dishes in this country: Jollof rice. There are UNESCO listed sites: Sukur Cultural Landscape, Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove.


The median age of the population is 14.80 years with a birth growth rate of 3.66%. There are 186,987,000 inhabitants, or 2.51% of the population of planet earth.


The inhabitants attend school for 6 years (tertiary education included). Well known universities are: University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, University of Lagos, Ahmadu Bello University.

Good to know

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


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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