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Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìniira Àpapọ̀ Nàìjíríà  (Yoruba)
  • Jamhuriyar Taraiyar Najeriya  (Hausa)
  • Ọ̀hàńjíkọ̀ Ọ̀hànézè Naìjíríyà  (Igbo)
Motto: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress"
Nigeria (orthographic projection).svg
Location Nigeria AU Africa.svg
CapitalAbuja
9°4′N7°29′E / 9.067°N 7.483°E / 9.067; 7.483
Largest cityLagos
Official languagesEnglish
National languagesYorubaHausaIgbo
Other languages[1]
Demonym(s)Nigerian
GovernmentFederalpresidentialconstitutional republic
Muhammadu Buhari
Yemi Osinbajo
Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
Femi Gbajabiamila
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad
LegislatureNational Assembly
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence 
from the United Kingdom
• Unification of Southern and Northern Nigeria
1 January 1914
1 October 1960
1 October 1963
29 May 1999
Area
• Total
923,769 km2 (356,669 sq mi) (32nd)
• Water (%)
1.4
Population
• 2020 estimate
206,630,269[2] (7th)
• 2006 census
140,431,691
• Density
218/km2 (564.6/sq mi) (42nd)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$1.275 trillion[3] (23rd)
• Per capita
$5,066 (129th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$443 billion[3] (27th)
• Per capita
$2,149 (137th)
Gini (2020)Positive decrease 35.1[4]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.534[5]
low · 158th
CurrencyNaira (₦) (NGN)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (WAT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+234
ISO 3166 codeNG
Internet TLD.ng

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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