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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 @jeune_afrique on Mon Jun 26 09:59:03 EDT 2017 Incurables présidents?! L'édito de @marwaneBY https://t.co/MSC2yEfPym #nigeria #bénin
From @luvski_greyfox on Mon Jun 26 09:58:57 EDT 2017 RT @oluwanishola279: @Uruokpala So sad Bro.. It's True Nigeria is the most backward society in the world.. in 2017 Wooden Bridge?? ??
From @CCoforkansi on Mon Jun 26 09:58:56 EDT 2017 RT @NkirukaNistoran: One Nigeria my foot Always Northerners the blood sucking demons Edo to register northerners - after Ekpoma killing h?
From @TosinDD on Mon Jun 26 09:58:56 EDT 2017 RT @Osi_Suave: At a time when the Acting President is Uniting Nigeria. BUHARI sent a sallah message in Hausa
From @echemfa on Mon Jun 26 09:58:54 EDT 2017 RT @cedoziemm: ?Quit order good for Biafra, bad for business? - The Nation Nigeria https://t.co/VirXhq6Ep4
From @staintanthony on Mon Jun 26 09:58:54 EDT 2017 RT @NkirukaNistoran: BREAKING: IGP Caught Secretly Supplying Weapons To Northerners,Ahead Of Oct.1 Massacre ?South-West Raises Alarm @UN ht?
From @BedroomEchoes on Mon Jun 26 09:58:50 EDT 2017 To men: Accept & support your wife's career or business growth, even if earning more makes her more independent. She is your wife. #Nigeria
From @n77504893 on Mon Jun 26 09:58:49 EDT 2017 RT @NkirukaNistoran: #ICC #FatouBensouda nobody is above #RomeStatute but is seems Nigeria govt is above #torture https://t.co/jgaPohuFgT h?
From @PaxNigerian on Mon Jun 26 09:58:47 EDT 2017 Primera Food Nigeria Limited Vacancy for a Production Coordinator ? vacancies in Nigeria https://t.co/zZBMTh8FtQ
From @Kendesigners on Mon Jun 26 09:58:47 EDT 2017 RT @GistAffairs: Ghana's Diva, lydiaforson, Nigeria's Screen goddess, @doriskere, amaawards_ Director of? https://t.co/FHBl5j1Rqy
From @kingsifexani on Mon Jun 26 09:58:46 EDT 2017 RT @EmekaGift: What we are doing is the work of God and we must save the children of God from Islamic Nigeria. #FreeBiafra https://t.co/wWs?
From @UdoRomeo on Mon Jun 26 09:58:46 EDT 2017 RT @akaebube: Buhari scored an own goal yesterday And also provided another assist for Nnamdi Kanu Nigeria needs to sell this player or f?
From @FMOlanipekun on Mon Jun 26 09:58:45 EDT 2017 RT @femmijoseph: Nigeria is a country with over 500 languages and the President talks about unity in Hausa. Indeed the predency has proved?
From @n77504893 on Mon Jun 26 09:58:45 EDT 2017 RT @NkirukaNistoran: #ICC We demand justice for #Biafrans facing #torture in different prisons in Nigeria & those massacred in cold blood h?
From @KD_Kuffars on Mon Jun 26 09:58:44 EDT 2017 RT @NewsKdk: #Chronique Au nord du #Nigeria la #famine prend de l'ampleur dans l'indifférence https://t.co/AL44nNAZRL https://t.co/PfeUUbFX?