Nigeria is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 9.081999 and longitude 8.675277 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 9° 4' 55.20'' N
- 8° 40' 31.00'' E
You can see the location of Nigeria on the world map below:
Nigeria Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Nigeria (NG) are:
- Benin (BJ)
- Cameroon (CM)
- Chad (TD)
- Niger (NE)
Nigeria bordres with the Gulf of Guinea.
Nigeria Related Content
Nigeria Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: NG|
Alpha 3: NGA
|Country Flag Emoji||🇳🇬|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+234|
|Country Area||923,768 sq km|
World Rank: 7
|Major languages||English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)|
|Average temperature||27.00 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||1 capital territory 36 states|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Nigeria Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Lower middle income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|GDP in 2020||$432.3 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 26
|GDP per capita in 2020||$2,097|
World Rank: 145
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Oil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, United States, India, Netherlands, Brazil|
|Top 5 Export Countries||United States, India, China, Netherlands, Spain|
Biggest Cities in Nigeria
Here are the largest cities in Nigeria based on 2021 data:
Map of Nigeria with the Largest Cities
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