Nigeria is a large country in equatorial . Often regarded as the giant of , Nigeria is the most populous, the largest economy, and one of the most important countries on the African continent, with delicious cuisines and great tourist attractions.

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is the most populous city in Nigeria. With an estimated population of 8.8 million inhabitants in the city, or 16 million in the metropolitan area, ranks second only to as the most populous city in . Photo: Tijl Vercaemer, CC BY 2.5.

is the capital of Nigeria. Since most Nigerian government agencies are now headquartered in and most other countries' embassies have been relocated from Lagos to , it is a surprisingly expensive city. Photo: Jeff Attaway, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital city of State in North West, Nigeria. Photo: DAVID HOLT, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. Photo: Dassiebtekreuz, CC BY 2.5.


is a region of Nigeria. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

was an autonomous division within Nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security structures. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of Nigeria. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY 2.0.

is a region of Nigeria that borders to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

North-Eastern State is a former administrative division of Nigeria. Photo: Leigh g bowden, Copyrighted free use.

The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in 1954. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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