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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 @Eblendo_knight on Sun Apr 30 14:35:05 EDT 2017 Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015- DPR
From @EMJAYEKANEM on Sun Apr 30 14:35:05 EDT 2017 Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015- DPR
From @DJWILL_IAM on Sun Apr 30 14:35:05 EDT 2017 Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015- DPR
From @Stephetee on Sun Apr 30 14:35:05 EDT 2017 RT @mixchavee: So many talents wasting in Nigeria just cause we don't acknowledge them.
From @Brianokaforr on Sun Apr 30 14:35:04 EDT 2017 RT @ani_nomso: So Nigeria can claim all the yahoo boys that are destroying Europe but we should not claim a successful Anthony Joshua! http?
From @DJmistaKASS on Sun Apr 30 14:35:03 EDT 2017 Nigeria loses $850m to gas flaring in 2015- DPR
From @AytlDipin2 on Sun Apr 30 14:35:01 EDT 2017 RT @iyilerinizinden: Yemen, Nijerya, Güney Sudan ve Somali?de çocuklar yetersiz beslenme nedeniyle hayata gözlerini yumuyor. #Yemen #SouthS?
From @RavenPromoter on Sun Apr 30 14:35:00 EDT 2017 RT @MAVINRECORDS: Congrats to @freshmavin. He produced #AllOver which is now no.1 on iTunes Nigeria. Baby Fresh on D Beat and it's killing?
From @imagefaculty on Sun Apr 30 14:35:00 EDT 2017 RT @sholaanimashaun: You love photography + art ? You are gonna love this. Nigeria Photography Expo @NiPHEC starts 2mrw. All details on htt?
From @akpadetsi on Sun Apr 30 14:34:59 EDT 2017 RT @ManUtd: The players will wear black armbands during today's game as a mark of respect to the fans who recently lost their lives in Cala?
From @KulloveOfficial on Sun Apr 30 14:34:58 EDT 2017 Over 400 Fulani across Nigeria convert to Christianity, 7 ordained as Reverends https://t.co/y989wcrIDn
From @KurtKeeci1 on Sun Apr 30 14:34:57 EDT 2017 RT @iyilerinizinden: Dünya'da son 70 y?l?n en büyük insanl?k krizi ya?an?yor! 20 milyon ki?i açl?ktan ölmek üzere! #Yemen #SouthSudan #Nige?
From @ihuoma_v on Sun Apr 30 14:34:56 EDT 2017 RT @EmekaGift: As a #Biafran and an Igbo #GrowingUpInNigeria is a tragedy, we were confronted with war of annihilation from Nigeria governm?
From @Sharon_Rins on Sun Apr 30 14:34:56 EDT 2017 RT @Vwede_: Don't fix Nigeria you hear. Your uppercut in 2019 elections is coming. https://t.co/GZCyrGfSdL