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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 @cabman4lasgidi on Tue Dec 18 07:58:10 EST 2018 RT @AmnestyNigeria: #Nigeria, let us talk about justice for the lives of about 4000 Nigerians killed in the last 3-years. #EndHarvestOfDeath
From @bunmifasae on Tue Dec 18 07:58:10 EST 2018 RT @ChidiOdinkalu: Looks like @HQNigerianArmy will only find @AmnestyNigeria agreeable if the organisation embeds with the military & becom?
From @DauraAbdul on Tue Dec 18 07:58:09 EST 2018 RT @ada_hkijfs: I don't understand. Nigeria twitter influencers are very stupid and proud. How can you have 67k+ followers and following ju?
From @Clarenceonyeks on Tue Dec 18 07:58:09 EST 2018 RT @Clarenceonyeks: POLL THREAD vote & RT : Let's discuss the Buhari's performance with regarding the ECONOMY: Q1: From his actions, polic?
From @OluweJ on Tue Dec 18 07:58:07 EST 2018 RT @SKSolaKuti: The Nigeria Police arrested Deji Adeyanju for the 3rd time & have now kept him away from his family & friends. No one has s?
From @Uchechi_Ezeala on Tue Dec 18 07:58:07 EST 2018 RT @AmnestyNigeria: Nigeria: Almost 4000 lives lost in 3-years: has anyone been held to account?
From @apkessler on Tue Dec 18 07:58:06 EST 2018 RT @ThAt_HoLy_DeViL: Dear God: We have seen the miracle you did for Manchester united, kindly do the same for Nigeria. Some peo?
From @nonfictionbook6 on Tue Dec 18 07:58:05 EST 2018 https://t.co/4UCAskdRi9 #NonFiction #Deal #Sponsor Leading African region out of Poverty into Modern World, What h? https://t.co/kPyr6YZM6G
From @mkmailng on Tue Dec 18 07:58:05 EST 2018 Nigeria to export unutilised power to West African countries https://t.co/7rbBI6ekuf https://t.co/u81yJd1u1h
From @Iamadelekeisaac on Tue Dec 18 07:58:05 EST 2018 RT @toluogunlesi: A selection of major @MBuhari Administration Projects in South South Nigeria (Niger Delta) - List being updated regularly?
From @Food_Affairs on Tue Dec 18 07:58:04 EST 2018 RT @Health_Earth: Campaigners demand ban on GMOs in Nigeria https://t.co/ZAe34Orh4q @NnimmoB @GMWatch @Food_Affairs @FoodSovereignGH @FMEn?
From @aliadamramst on Tue Dec 18 07:58:03 EST 2018 RT @Demurleigh: PZ Lever Brothers Dunlop Michelin Peugeot Volkswagen Van Leer Leventis Kingsway Panalpina These were companies I grew up k?
From @AuwalAgender on Tue Dec 18 07:58:02 EST 2018 RT @atiku: I wish President @MBuhari a happy birthday even as my family and I pray for long life for him. Despite the fact that we will mee?
From @realmazinwosu on Tue Dec 18 07:58:01 EST 2018 TAKING A BAG OF RICE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS A CRIME IN NIGERIA???: https://t.co/BS71jmKp9W via @YouTube
From @SienceTalk on Tue Dec 18 07:58:00 EST 2018 RT @Jasminechic00: From Boko to Biafra: How insecurity will affect Nigeria?s elections https://t.co/kX45amkQ8i