Quick Facts about Nige­ria

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Pop­u­la­tion:

187,340,121 (2016 UN es­ti­mate),

Ap­prox. 2.48% of to­tal world pop­u­la­tion,

7th most pop­u­lous coun­try.

Pop­u­la­tion den­sity:

205 per Km2 (532 peo­ple per mi2),

Ur­ban pop­u­la­tion:

48.1% (91,668,667 peo­ple in 2016)

Land area:

910,802 Km2 (351,662 sq. miles)

Cli­mate:

Dry sea­son/ Har­mat­tan and Rainy sea­son

Tem­per­a­ture:

Be­tween 18oc and 41oc

Fed­eral Cap­i­tal:

Abuja

Lan­guage:

English (for­mal), Pidgin (in­for­mal), plus over

Govern­ment:

Democ­racy

Cur­rency:

Naira (NGN)

Life ex­pectancy:

+234

Religion:

54.5 years for men & women (WHO 2015)

Di­al­ing code:

Pre­dom­i­nantly Chris­tian­ity and Is­lam, indige­nous.

Time Zone:

WAT (UTC+1)

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