Nigeria



Nigeria Listen/naɪˈdʒɪəriə/, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. The three largest and most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.

NameNigeria
Top Level Domain
.ng
Alpha2 CodeNG
Alpha3 CodeNGA
Calling Codes
234
CapitalAbuja
Alt Spellings
NG
Nijeriya
Naíjíríà
Federal Republic of Nigeria
RegionAfrica
SubregionWestern Africa
Population186988000
Latlng
10
8
DemonymNigerian
Area923768
Gini48.8
Timezones
UTC+01:00
Borders
BEN
CMR
TCD
NER
Native NameNigeria
Numeric Code566
Currencies
CodeNGN
NameNigerian naira
Symbol
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Translations
DeNigeria
EsNigeria
FrNigéria
Jaナイジェリア
ItNigeria
BrNigéria
PtNigéria
NlNigeria
HrNigerija
Faنیجریه
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/nga.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAU
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika
CiocNGR

Cities

Abuja

Enugu

Ibadan

Kano

Lagos

Destinations

Afi Mountain Drill Ranch

Wildlife Reserve in Calabar

African Artists' Foundation

Gallery in Lagos

Brass Casters Street

Area in Benin City

Calabar Museum

Museum in Calabar

Cathedral Church Of Christ

Cathedral in Lagos

Central Mosque

Mosque in Lagos

Clocktower

Landmark in Lagos

Drill Ranch

Wildlife Reserve in Calabar

Eleko Beach

Beach in Lagos

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

National Park in Nigeria

Gidan Dan Hausa

Museum in Kano

Gidan Makama Museum

Museum in Kano

Independence House

Landmark in Lagos

Jimoh Buraimoh's African Heritage Gallery

Gallery in Oshogbo

Jos National Museum

Museum in Jos

Kalakuta Republic Museum

Museum in Lagos

Kofar Dye Pits

Landmark in Kano

Kurmi Market

Market in Kano

Lagos Lawn & Tennis Club

Landmark in Lagos

Lapal House

Landmark in Lagos

Lekki Conservation Centre

Wildlife Reserve in Lagos

Lekki Market

Market in Lagos

Museum Of Traditional Nigerian Architecture

Museum in Jos

NAL Towers

Landmark in Lagos

National Museum

Museum in Benin City

National Museum

Museum in Lagos

Nike Art Gallery

Gallery in Lagos

Nike Centre For Art & Culture

Cultural Centre in Oshogbo

Olumo Rock

Shrine in Abeokuta

Oòni's Palace

Palace in Nigeria

Osun Sacred Grove

Forest in Oshogbo

Revelation Tourist Palazzo

Gallery in Benin City

Slave History Museum

Museum in Calabar

St John's Church

Church in Lagos

State House

Landmark in Lagos

Suzanne Wenger's House

Cultural Centre in Oshogbo

Tafawa Balewa Square

Square in Lagos

Terra Kulture

Gallery in Lagos

Wikki Warm Spring

Spring in Yankari National Park

Yankari National Park

National Park in Nigeria


Everyone except Nigerians and Ecowas members need a visa. Visas cost up to $253 for Bangladesh passport holders for some nationalities and free for a few others.

Visa information for Nigeria

Nigerian embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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