Nigeria: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 8.97737 / longitude: 8.67747

General information


Around 186,987,000 people live in this country, or 2.51% of all people on earth. With a birth growth rate at 3.66%, the median age is 14.80 years.


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Sukur Cultural Landscape, Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove. Interesting food you need to try here: Jollof rice.


The currency ISO code is NGN and the currency symbol is ₦. The GDP in 2021 was $440,833,583,992 USD, making it the 30# country in the world.


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. The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: English. The capital of this country is Abuja and the country has a border with Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger.


The inhabitants stay 6 years in school (tertiary education included). You can find famous universities here like University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, University of Lagos, Ahmadu Bello University.

Good to know

The ISO code is NG, phone numbers start with +234, the domain name ".ng" is used by the country's websites For more information about this country, check


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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