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

Abuja National Mosque

Badagry Heritage Museum

Cathedral Church Of Christ, Lagos

Cross River National Park

Elegushi Royal Beach Lekki Lagos

Eleko Beach

Beach in Lagos

Erin Ijesha Waterfall

Farin Ruwa Falls

Freedom Park, Lagos

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

National Park in Nigeria

Idanre Hill Peak

Jhalobia Recreation Park And Gardens

Lekki Conservation Centre

Wildlife Reserve in Lagos

National Museum Lagos

Museum in Lagos

Nike Centre For Art & Culture

Cultural Centre in Oshogbo

Ogbunike Cave

Okomu National Park

Olumo Rock

Shrine in Abeokuta

University Of Ibadan Zoological Garden

Victoria Island, Lagos

Yankari National Park

National Park in Nigeria

Zuma Rock

Afi Mountain Drill Ranch

Wildlife Reserve in Calabar

Agbokim Waterfalls

Agulu Lake

Alok Ikom Monoliths

Alpha Beach

An Noor Mosque

Apapa Amusement Park

Aso Rock

Atican Beach

Awhum Waterfall

Banana Island

Centenary Hall- Abeokuta

Chad Basin National Park

Dream World Africana

Eko Atlantic

Gidan Makama Museum

Gurara Waterfalls

IBB International Golf & Country Club

Ibeno Beach

IITA Forest Reserve

Jabi Lake

Jos Wildlife Park

Kajuru Castle

Kwa Falls

LUFASI Nature Park Lagos

Mapo Hall

Matsirga Waterfalls

Millennium Park, Abuja

Mount Patti

National Childrens Park And Zoo Abuja

Ngwo Pine Forest

Oba Palace

Oguta Lake

Old Oyo National Park

Owu Waterfall

Sacred Osun Grove

Shere Hills

Tarkwa Bay Beach

Wikki Warm Springs



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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