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

Osun Sacred Grove

Nike Art Gallery

Terra Kulture

Lekki Conservation Centre

Afi Mountain Drill Ranch

Lekki Market

Kalakuta Republic Museum

Olumo Rock

Suzanne Wenger's House

Nike Centre For Art & Culture

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Oòni's Palace

Yankari National Park

Drill Ranch

Slave History Museum

Brass Casters Street

Calabar Museum

National Museum

Jimoh Buraimoh's African Heritage Gallery

African Artists' Foundation

National Museum

Tafawa Balewa Square

Eleko Beach

Revelation Tourist Palazzo

Cathedral Church Of Christ

St John's Church

Lagos Lawn & Tennis Club

Central Mosque

Independence House

NAL Towers

Clocktower

State House

Lapal House

Gidan Makama Museum

Kurmi Market

Kofar Dye Pits

Jos National Museum

Museum Of Traditional Nigerian Architecture

Gidan Dan Hausa

Wikki Warm Spring



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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