About Nigeria

About Nigeria

Country Profile, The Land and PeopleFact File

Area: 923,766 sq.km.

Population: 150 million (estimate)

Capital: Abuja

Government: Three-tier structure – A Federal Government, 36 State Governments, 774 Local Government Administrations

Official Language: English

Main Indigenous Languages: Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba

Main Religions: Christianity, Islam, Traditional

Main Commercial/Industrial Cities: Lagos, Onitsha, Kano, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Aba, Maiduguri, Jos, Kaduna, Warri, Benin,Nnewi

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