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Federal Republic of Nigeria

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Nigeria is in Africa. Its capital is Abuja. It is at 10° 00' North, 8° 00' East. Nigeria has an area of 923,768 square kilometres (356,668 square miles). The population is 155,215,573. This population is from a 2011 estimate.

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For currency they use the Nigerian Naira. The inflation in 2009 was 11.5%. The economy link (above) goes to a page that lists their commodities and trading partners.


On December 12, 1991, the capital officially transferred from Lagos to Abuja. Most National government offices have now moved to Abuja.


In the year 2003, the literacy rate was 68%. This definition of literacy is portion of the population over 15 years of age, that can read and write.


People here speak Amo, English, Fulani, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba. Religions beliefs here include Christian, local religions, and Muslim.

Time Zone

It is in the Central Africa (GMT + 1) time zone.


There are terminals for airplanes.

Administrative Divisions


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