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Country name: Nigeria

Type of Government: Federal Presidential Republic

Neighbouring countries: Senegal Liberia Ivory Coast Ghana Burkina Faso Togo Guinea-Bissau Mauritania Benin Sierra Leone Gambia Guinea Niger Mali Saint Helena Cape Verde

Continent/Sub-continent: Africa Western Africa

Neighbourhood Continents: Oceania Americas Asia Europe

Adjacent Sub-continents: Eastern Africa Northern Africa Middle Africa Southern Africa

National Currency: NGN Naira

Country information for Nigeria with demographics details, continent, sub-continent, currency, flag, capital, and languages.

Specifications

Area 923,768 (923K) Sq.Kms.
574,003 (574K) Sq.Miles
Birth Rate 37.60/1,000 Population
Death Rate 12.9/1,000 Population
Life Expectancy 53.00 Years
Population 154,000,000 (154M)
Capital Abuja
CoastLine 853 (853) Kms.
ISO Code NG
ISO (num) Code 566
ISO Code NGA
FIPS Code NI
Currency NGN Naira
Dialing Prefix +234
Goverment Form Federal presidential republic
Admin Divions
1st: States, and a capital territory

States, and a capital territory

1 Abia
2 Adamawa
3 Akwa Ibom
4 Anambra
5 Bauchi
6 Benue
7 Borno
8 Bayelsa
9 Cross River
10 Delta
11 Ebonyi
12 Edo
13 Ekiti
14 Enugu
15 Abuja (FCT)
16 Gombe
17 Imo
18 Jigawa
19 Kaduna
20 Kebbi
21 Kano
22 Kogi
23 Katsina
24 Kwara
25 Lagos
26 Nasarawa
27 Niger
28 Ogun
29 Ondo
30 Osun
31 Oyo
32 Plateau
33 Rivers
34 Sokoto
35 Taraba
36 Yobe
37 Zamfara

Languages

1 Afro-Asiatic - Hausa
2 Indo-European - English
3 Niger–Congo - Fula, Fulah, Pulaar, Pular
4 Niger–Congo - Igbo
5 Niger–Congo - Yoruba