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Map of Nigeria

Map of Nigeria

Bordering Countries: Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger
Demonym: Nigerian
Motto: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress"
Population: 177,155,754 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.47% (2014)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Abuja
Capital Coordinates: 9°4′N 7°29′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+1
Currency: Nigerian naira
Currency Code: NGN
Currencies Issued: kobo naira pound
GDP: $247.1 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $1,541 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.20% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 8.70% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 23.90% (2011)
Foreign Debt: $10.4 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: NG
Internet Country Code: .ng
Number of Internet Users: 43989000 (2009)
Calling Code: 234
Electrical Generation Capacity: 5900000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1960 from United Kingdom
Area: 923,768 square km (910,768 km land) (13,000 km water)
Coastline: 853 km
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Chappal Waddi (2,419 m)
Life Expectancy: 52.62 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 5.25 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 74.09 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 3.10% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 6.50% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.459 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.4 (2011)
Literacy: 68.00 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 23

Number of coins in catalogue: 2

Number of stamps in catalogue: 21

Location of Nigeria in Africa

Regional Map for Nigeria

Major Cities

Abuja [Capital] (Population 776298)
Benin City (Population 1147188)
Calabar (Population 1200000)
Enugu (Population 722664)
Ibadan (Population 1338659)
Ilorin (Population 847582)
Jos (Population 900000)
Kaduna (Population 760084)
Kano (Population 2163225)
Katsina (Population 318459)
Lagos (Population 7937932)
Maiduguri (Population 1197497)
Makurdi (Population 500797)
Ogbomosho (Population 1200000)
Osogbo (Population 156694)
Port Harcourt (Population 541115)
Sokoto (Population 427760)
Warri (Population 300000)
Zaria (Population 408198)

Languages

Hausa
Igbo
Igede
Yoruba

Rivers

Niger River

Lakes

Lake Chad

Stock Exchange

Nigerian Stock Exchange

Notable Musicians

Femi Kuti

Notable Authors

Chinua Achebe
Wole Soyinka

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