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Map of Nigeria

Map of Nigeria

Demonym: Nigerian
Motto: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress"
Population: 170,123,740 (2012)
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)
Foreign Debt: $10.4 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: NG
Internet Country Code: .ng
Calling Code: 234
Electrical Generation Capacity: 5898000 kW
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: 42.05 years
Fertility Rate: 5.38 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 74.36 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 3.10% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.459 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.4 (2011)
Literacy: 68.00 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 20

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 21

Location of Nigeria in Africa

Regional Map for Nigeria

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