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Complete details about Nigeria in Africa with capital city Abuja

Country NameNigeria (Nigeria)
Country CodeNGA
Capital CityAbuja
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population111506000
Surface Area923768.0
Life Expectancy51.6 years
GNP65707.0 (old 58623.0)
Government FormFederal Republic

Spoken Languages

Bura     (1.6%)
Edo     (3.3%)
Ful     (11.3%)
Hausa     (21.1%)
Ibibio     (5.6%)
Ibo     (18.1%)
Ijo     (1.8%)
Joruba     (21.4%)
Kanuri     (4.1%)
Tiv     (2.3%)

Major Cities

Lagos, Lagos     (population 1518000)
Ibadan, Oyo & Osun     (population 1432000)
Ogbomosho, Oyo & Osun     (population 730000)
Kano, Kano & Jigawa     (population 674100)
Oshogbo, Oyo & Osun     (population 476800)
Ilorin, Kwara & Kogi     (population 475800)
Abeokuta, Ogun     (population 427400)
Port Harcourt, Rivers & Bayelsa     (population 410000)
Zaria, Kaduna     (population 379200)
Ilesha, Oyo & Osun     (population 378400)
Onitsha, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 371900)
Iwo, Oyo & Osun     (population 362000)
Ado-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 359400)
Abuja, Federal Capital Dist     (population 350100)
Kaduna, Kaduna     (population 342200)
Mushin, Lagos     (population 333200)
Maiduguri, Borno & Yobe     (population 320000)
Enugu, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 316100)
Ede, Oyo & Osun     (population 307100)
Aba, Imo & Abia     (population 298900)
Ife, Oyo & Osun     (population 296800)
Ila, Oyo & Osun     (population 264000)
Oyo, Oyo & Osun     (population 256400)
Ikerre, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 244600)
Benin City, Edo & Delta     (population 229400)
Iseyin, Oyo & Osun     (population 217300)
Katsina, Katsina     (population 206500)
Jos, Plateau & Nassarawa     (population 206300)
Sokoto, Sokoto & Kebbi & Zam     (population 204900)
Ilobu, Oyo & Osun     (population 199000)
Offa, Kwara & Kogi     (population 197200)
Ikorodu, Lagos     (population 184900)
Ilawe-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 184500)
Owo, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 183500)
Ikirun, Oyo & Osun     (population 181400)
Shaki, Oyo & Osun     (population 174500)
Calabar, Cross River     (population 174400)
Ondo, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 173600)
Akure, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 162300)
Gusau, Sokoto & Kebbi & Zam     (population 158000)
Ijebu-Ode, Ogun     (population 156400)
Effon-Alaiye, Oyo & Osun     (population 153100)
Kumo, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 148000)
Shomolu, Lagos     (population 147700)
Oka-Akoko, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 142900)
Ikare, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 140800)
Sapele, Edo & Delta     (population 139200)
Deba Habe, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 138600)
Minna, Niger     (population 136900)
Warri, Edo & Delta     (population 126100)
Bida, Niger     (population 125500)
Ikire, Oyo & Osun     (population 123300)
Makurdi, Benue     (population 123100)
Lafia, Plateau & Nassarawa     (population 122500)
Inisa, Oyo & Osun     (population 119800)
Shagamu, Ogun     (population 117200)
Awka, Anambra & Enugu & Eb     (population 111200)
Gombe, Bauchi & Gombe     (population 107800)
Igboho, Oyo & Osun     (population 106800)
Ejigbo, Oyo & Osun     (population 105900)
Agege, Lagos     (population 105000)
Ise-Ekiti, Ondo & Ekiti     (population 103400)
Ugep, Cross River     (population 102600)
Epe, Lagos     (population 101000)

Nigeria's most recent News and Stories

Nigeria Tweets

From @_Maree_Obe on Sun Mar 26 22:41:47 EDT 2017 RT @TheBabaOba: Fam!!!! THIS IS A 1 YEAR OLD BABY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION IN NIGERIA ?? ? I'm not crying, someone is slicing Hausa onions bes?
From @MonicavanDelden on Sun Mar 26 22:41:45 EDT 2017 Nigeria Tops India's Africa Export with $9.949bn https://t.co/JEiE2Jf3lX #Nigerian #scam
From @anti_digest on Sun Mar 26 22:41:44 EDT 2017 Nigeria needs a bonfire of the quangos to tackle red tape https://t.co/ZxcCh0LqgW #Africa #anticorruption? https://t.co/tCw1eeQ2To
From @alyssaraeanna on Sun Mar 26 22:41:44 EDT 2017 RT @1umanta: My cousin joined a fraternity, his father in Nigeria called him that night talking about "I sent u abroad for studies not to b?
From @newmapplateau on Sun Mar 26 22:41:43 EDT 2017 RT @NEWMAP_NIGERIA: Benoit Bosquet Practice Manager Africa WB arrives Nigeria kick-off implementation & technical surpport mission to NEWMA?
From @bzschoolnet on Sun Mar 26 22:41:42 EDT 2017 New post: ???Nigeria??? ????????????? https://t.co/Vdzt8VzUZ2 #usedcar #???
From @NwekeJero on Sun Mar 26 22:41:40 EDT 2017 RT @AgorasBlog: To millions of people across Nigeria, APC-led government's (anti-South, pro-North) Islamic political militancy is a paradig?
From @bzschoolnet on Sun Mar 26 22:41:40 EDT 2017 New post: ???nigeria??? ????????????? https://t.co/nExUNZPjjl #usedcar #???
From @UltrascanAGI on Sun Mar 26 22:41:39 EDT 2017 Nigeria Tops India's Africa Export with $9.949bn https://t.co/EIeWn5SHlo #Nigerian #scam
From @HeyMaKORINA on Sun Mar 26 22:41:35 EDT 2017 RT @1umanta: My cousin joined a fraternity, his father in Nigeria called him that night talking about "I sent u abroad for studies not to b?
From @Ultrascan419 on Sun Mar 26 22:41:34 EDT 2017 Nigeria Tops India's Africa Export with $9.949bn https://t.co/H7deov4rll #Nigerian #scam
From @watsupafrica on Sun Mar 26 22:41:28 EDT 2017 #Nigeria: Polio Eradication: Plateau State Immunizes Children In Transit https://t.co/7VrkIyGxaW
From @Cutepoison147 on Sun Mar 26 22:41:27 EDT 2017 RT @Ceorhemz: South Africa has 40,000 Mega watts initiated by the Afrikaners. Nigeria is struggling to generate 3500MW. That independence w?
From @watsupafrica on Sun Mar 26 22:41:26 EDT 2017 #Nigeria: Assessing Buhari Govt?s Performance: Spotlight On Works Pt 4 https://t.co/v9H5QJILxR
From @watsupafrica on Sun Mar 26 22:41:24 EDT 2017 #Nigeria: Assessing Buhari Govt?s Performance: Spotlight On Works Pt 3 https://t.co/RgmeUETjlA