Nigeria

Nigeria is a large country in equatorial . Often regarded as the giant of , Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and has the largest economy in Africa.

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is the most populous city in Nigeria, spreading out across two main islands and onto the mainland. 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.

Lagos, sometimes referred to as to distinguish it from , is a state located in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Oyo, usually referred to as to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in southwestern Nigeria. Photo: Dassiebtekreuz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a region of Nigeria. It is mostly a Yoruba-speaking area, although there are different dialects even within the same state.

is a region of Nigeria. It is also known as Middle Belt, and is composed of the following states: Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, and the Federal Capital Territory.

North West is a region of Nigeria. It is native homeland of Hausa people with the second largest tribe being Fulani.

is a region of Nigeria composed of the following states: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, and Rivers.

is a region of Nigeria that borders to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

is a region of Nigeria. It is composed of the following states: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe.

Nigeria

Latitude of center
9.5° or 9° 30' north
Longitude of center
8.04° or 8° 2' 24" east
Population
152,000,000
Elevation
779 metres (2,556 feet)
Capital
Area
923,768 km² (356,669 miles²)
Currency
Naira (NGN)
Phone code
234
Internet domain
.ng
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424316663
Geo­Names ID
2328926
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Nijirya
  • Achinese: Nigeria
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Нигерие
  • Afar: Nigeriya
  • Afrikaans: Nigerië
  • Akan: Alata
  • Akan: Naegyeria
  • Albanian: Nigeri
  • Albanian: Nigeria
  • Amharic: ናይጄሪያ
  • Arabic: Nigeria
  • Arabic: نيجيريا
  • Aragonese: Nicheria
  • Armenian: Նիգերիա
  • Armenian: Նիճերիա
  • Assamese: নাইজেৰিয়া
  • Asturian; Bable: Nixeria
  • Avaric: Nigeria
  • Aymara: Niqirya
  • Azerbaijani: Nigeriya
  • Balinese: Nigeria
  • Bambara: Nijeria
  • Bambara: Nizeriya
  • Banjar: Nigeria
  • Bashkir: Нигерия
  • Basque: Nigeria
  • Bavarian: Nigeria
  • Belarusian: Нігерыя
  • Belarusian: Ніґерыя
  • Bengali: নাইজেরিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: नाइजीरिया
  • Bihari : नाइजीरिया
  • Bishnupriya: নাইজেরিয়া
  • Bosnian: Nigerija
  • Breton: Nigeria
  • Bulgarian: Нигерия
  • Burmese: နိုင်ဂျီးရီးယား
  • Burmese: နိုင်ဂျီးရီးယားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Nigèria
  • Catalan: República Federal de Nigèria
  • Cebuano: Nigeria
  • Cebuano: Nigyeriya
  • Central Bicolano: Nigerya
  • Central Kurdish: نێجیریا
  • Chavacano: Nigeria
  • Chechen: Нигери
  • Cherokee: ᏂᏥᎵᏯ
  • Chinese: Nigeria
  • Chinese: Nírìlìyà
  • Chinese: 奈及利亞
  • Chinese: 尼日利亚 / 奈及利亞
  • Chinese: 尼日利亚
  • Chinese: 尼日利亞
  • Chuvash: Нигери
  • Cornish: Nijeri
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Nigeriya
  • Croatian: Nigerija
  • Czech: Nigérie
  • Danish: Nigeria
  • Dimli: Nicerya
  • Dinka: Naijeria
  • Divehi: ނައިޖީރިއާ
  • Dutch: NG
  • Dutch: NGA
  • Dutch: Nigeria
  • Dzongkha: ནཱའི་ཇི་རི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Нигерий
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نايجيريا
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Nigeria
  • English: FRN
  • English: Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • English: NG
  • English: NGA
  • English: NGR
  • English: Naija
  • English: 🇳🇬
  • Erzya: Нигерия
  • Esperanto: FRN
  • Esperanto: Federacia Respubliko Niĝerio
  • Esperanto: NG
  • Esperanto: Niĝerio
  • Estonian: Nigeeria
  • Estonian: Nigeeria Liitvabariik
  • Ewe: Naidzeria
  • Ewe: Nigeria
  • Ewe: Nigeria nutome
  • Extremaduran: Nigéria
  • Faroese: Nigeria
  • Fijian Hindustani: Nigeria
  • Finnish: Nigeria
  • Finnish: Nigerian liittotasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Nig·èria
  • French: NG
  • French: NGA
  • French: NGR
  • French: Nigeria
  • French: Nigéria
  • French: RFN
  • French: République fédérale du Nigeria
  • French: République fédérale du Nigéria
  • French: République fédérale nigériane
  • French: la République fédérale du Nigéria
  • French: ng
  • French: 🇳🇬
  • Frisian: Nigearia
  • Frisian: Nigeria
  • Fulah: Naajeeriya
  • Fulah: Niiseriya
  • Fulah: Nijeriyaa
  • Gaelic (Scots): Nigèiria
  • Gaelic (Scots): Nìgeiria
  • Gagauz: Nigeriya
  • Gallegan: Nigeria
  • Gallegan: Nixeria - Nigeria
  • Gallegan: Nixeria
  • Gan Chinese: 尼日利亞
  • Ganda: Nayijerya
  • Ganda: Nigeria
  • Georgian: ნიგერია
  • German: Nigeria
  • German: Nigerien
  • Greek: Νιγηρία
  • Guarani: Niheria
  • Guarani: Nihéria
  • Guianese Creole French: Nijérya
  • Gujarati: નાઇજીરિયા
  • Gujarati: નાઇજેરિયા
  • Gujarati: નાઈજેરિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Nijerya
  • Hakka Chinese: Nigeria
  • Hausa: Najeriya
  • Hausa: Nigeria
  • Hausa: Nijeriya
  • Hebrew: ניגריה
  • Hindi: नाइजीरिया
  • Hindi: नाईजीरिया
  • Hungarian: Nigéria
  • Hungarian: Nigériai Szövetségi Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Nígería
  • Ido: Nigeria
  • Igbo: Naigeria
  • Igbo: Naijiria
  • Igbo: Naịjịrịa
  • Iloko: Nigeria
  • Inari Sami: Nigeria
  • Inari Sami: Nigeria littotäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Nigeria
  • Ingush: Нигери
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nigeria
  • Interlingue: Nigeria
  • Irish: An Nigéir
  • Irish: an Nigéir
  • Italian: Nigeria
  • Italian: Repubblica Federale della Nigeria
  • Jamaican Creole English: Naijiiria
  • Japanese: ナイジェリア
  • Japanese: ナイジェリア連邦共和国
  • Javanese: Nigéria
  • Kabiyé: Naajeeriya
  • Kabyle: Nijirya
  • Kalaallisut: Nigeria
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Нигермудин Ниицәтә Орн
  • Kannada: ನೈಜೀರಿಯ
  • Kannada: ನೈಜೀರಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Nigeriya
  • Kashmiri: نایجیرِیا
  • Kazakh: Нигерия
  • Khmer: នីហ្សេរីយ៉ា
  • Kikuyu: Nainjeria
  • Kikuyu: Nigeria
  • Kinyarwanda: Nijeriya
  • Kirghiz: Нигерия
  • Kongo: Nizeria
  • Korean: 나이지리아
  • Kurdish: Nîjerya
  • Ladin: Nigeria
  • Ladino: Nijeria
  • Lao: Nigeria
  • Lao: ໄນຈີເຣຍ
  • Latin: Nigeria
  • Latvian: Nigērija
  • Letzeburgesch: Nigeria
  • Lezghian: Нигерия
  • Ligurian: Nigeria
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Nigeria
  • Lingala: Nizeria
  • Lingala: Nizerya
  • Lithuanian: Nigerija
  • Livvi: Nigerii
  • Lojban: nixerias
  • Lombard: Nigeria
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Nigeria
  • Luba-Katanga: Nijerya
  • Macedonian: Нигерија
  • Madurese: Nigeria
  • Malagasy: Nizeria
  • Malay (generic): Nigeria
  • Malayalam: നൈജീരിയ
  • Maltese: Niġerja
  • Maltese: Repubblika Federali tan-Niġerja
  • Maltese: in-Niġerja
  • Manx: Yn Naigeer
  • Maori: Ngāitiria
  • Marathi: नायजेरिया
  • Mazanderani: نیجریه
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nigeria
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nigeria
  • Minangkabau: Nigeria
  • Mingrelian: ნიგერია
  • Mongolian: Нигери
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: نيجيريا
  • Nauru: Nigeria
  • Navajo: Naakaii Łizhinii Biʼéénézí Bikéyah
  • Ndebele, North: Nigeriya
  • Nepali: नाइजेरिया
  • Newari: नाइजेरिया
  • Northern Frisian: Nigeeria
  • Northern Luri: نیجریه
  • Northern Sami: Nigeria
  • Northern Sami: Nigeria lihttodásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Nigeria
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Forbundsrepublikken Nigeria
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nigeria
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nigeria
  • Novial: Nigeria
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Nigèria
  • Oriya: ନାଇଜେରିଆ
  • Oromo: Naayijeeriyaa
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Нигери
  • Pali: नैजीरिया
  • Pampanga: Nigeria
  • Panjabi: ਨਾਈਜੀਰੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Nigeria
  • Persian: نیجریه
  • Pfaelzisch: Nigeria
  • Piemontese: Nigeria
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Niijiirya
  • Polish: Nigeria
  • Portuguese: Nigéria
  • Pushto: نايجېريا
  • Pushto: نایجیریا
  • Pushto: نیجریا
  • Quechua: Nigeria
  • Quechua: Niqirya
  • Raeto-Romance: Nigeria
  • Romanian: Nigeria
  • Rundi: Nijeriya
  • Russia Buriat: Нигери
  • Russian: Нигерия
  • Russian: Федеративная Республика Нигерия
  • Rusyn: Ніґерія
  • Samoan: Nigeria
  • Sango: Nizerïa
  • Sanskrit: नैजीरिया
  • Santali: ᱱᱟᱭᱡᱮᱨᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Nigèria
  • Sardinian: Nigéria
  • Saterfriesisch: Nigeria
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Nigeria
  • Scots: Nigerie
  • Serbian: Nigerija
  • Serbian: Нигерија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nigerija
  • Shan: မိူင်းၼၢႆႇၵျီးရီးယႃး
  • Shona: Nigeria
  • Sicilian: Nigeria
  • Sindhi: نائيجيريا
  • Sinhalese: නයිජීරියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Nigeria
  • Skolt Sami: Nigeria lett-tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Nigéria
  • Slovenian: Nigerija
  • Somali: Nayjeeriya
  • Sorbian, Lower: Nigerija
  • Sorbian, Upper: Nigerija
  • Sotho, Northern: Nigeria
  • Sotho, Southern: Nigeria
  • South Azerbaijani: نیجریه
  • Spanish: Nigeria
  • Spanish: Republica Federal de Nigeria
  • Spanish: República Federal de Nigeria
  • Sundanese: Nigeria
  • Sundanese: Nigéria
  • Swahili (generic): Nigeria
  • Swahili (generic): Nijeria
  • Swati: INayijeriya
  • Swedish: Förbundsrepubliken Nigeria
  • Swedish: Nigeria
  • Tagalog: Nigeria
  • Tagalog: Nigerya
  • Tajik: Нигерия
  • Tajik: Ниҷерия
  • Tamil: நைஜீரியா
  • Tatar: Нигерия
  • Telugu: నైజీరియా
  • Tetum: Nijéria
  • Thai: ประเทศไนจีเรีย
  • Thai: ไนจีเรีย
  • Tibetan: ནཱའི་ཇི་རི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ནི་ཇི་རི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ናይጂሪያ
  • Tigrinya: ናይጄሪያ
  • Tok Pisin: Naijiria
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Naisilia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Naisīlia
  • Tosk Albanian: Nigeria
  • Tsonga: Nayjeriya
  • Tsonga: Nigeria
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: نيجيريا
  • Turkish: Nijerya
  • Turkmen: Nigeriýa
  • Twi: Nigeria
  • Udmurt: Нигерия
  • Uighur: نىگېرىيە
  • Ukrainian: Нігерія
  • Ukrainian: Ніґерія
  • Ukrainian: Федеративна Республіка Нігерія
  • Ukrainian: Федеративна Республіка Нігерії
  • Urdu: نائجیریا
  • Urdu: نائیجیریا
  • Uzbek: Nigeriya
  • Venetian: Nizèria
  • Veps: Nigerii
  • Vietnamese: Ni-giê-ri-a (Nigeria)
  • Vietnamese: Ni-giê-ri-a
  • Vietnamese: Nigeria
  • Vlaams: Nigeria
  • Volapük: Nigeriyän
  • Walloon: Nidjeria
  • Waray (Philippines): Nigerya
  • Welsh: Nigeria
  • Western Mari: Нигери
  • Western Panjabi: نائیجیریا
  • Wolof: Niseeria
  • Wolof: Niseriya
  • Wu Chinese: 尼日利亚
  • Xhosa: INigeria
  • Yakut: Нигерия
  • Yiddish: ניגעריע
  • Yoruba: NG
  • Yoruba: Naijiriya
  • Yoruba: Nigeria
  • Yoruba: Nàìjá
  • Yoruba: Nàìjíríà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìniira Aláàpapọ̀ Nàìjíríà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Nàìjíríà
  • Yoruba: 🇳🇬
  • Yue Chinese: 尼日利亞
  • Zeeuws: Niheria
  • Zhuang: Nigeria
  • Zhuang: Nizywlihya
  • Zulu: INigeria
  • Zulu: i-Nigeria
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  • Nigeeriä
  • Nigereja
  • Nigerėjė
  • Niseeriya
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  • Ńigeryjo

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