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Nigeria Travel Guide

Quick Facts
Capital Abuja
Government Republic transitioning from military to civilian rule
Currency Naira ₦ (NGN)
Area total: 923,768 km2
water: 13,000 km2
land: 910,768 km2
Population 154,729,000 ( 2009 est.)
Language English (official), Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Fulani
Religion Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
Electricity 240V/50Hz (UK plug)
Calling Code +234
Internet TLD .ng
Time Zone UTC+1

Nigeria (Hausa: Nijeriya, Igbo: Naíjíríà, Yoruba: Nàìjíríà) is a country in equatorial West Africa. It is the continent's most populous nation. It has a southern coastline on the Gulf of Guinea, and has Benin to the west, Cameroon to the southeast, Chad to the northeast, and Niger to the north. It is the largest oil producer and third largest economy in Africa.

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