Facts and stats about Nigeria

174.51 million

Population. Ranked 7th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 133th in 2012.


Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km
Largest city Lagos - (est. 10,000,000 to 15,000,000)
Capital city Abuja - 339,000
Major language English (official), Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa
Major religion Islam, Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit naira
Alternative names Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Groups Christian countries, failed states, Former British colonies, Hot countries, Muslim countries, OPEC countries, Religious countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Nigeria


Lagos is the most disgusting city that I ever visited.

Posted on 01 Jul 2010