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Nigeria is a country on the coast of West Africa, bordered by the Bight of Benin and the Gulf of Guinea in south. Nigeria is bordered by Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger, it shares maritime borders with Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, and São Tomé and Príncipe.
With an area of 923,768 km² the country is almost four times the size of the UK or slightly more than twice the size of the U.S. state California. Nigeria's main rivers are the Niger and the Benue, the main tributary of the Niger. The country's highest point is Chappal Waddi (or Gangirwal) with 2,419 m (7,936 ft), located in the Adamawa mountains in the Gashaka-Gumti National Park, Taraba State, on the border with Cameroon.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria (its official name) has a population of of 177.5 million people (UN est. 2014) making it Africa's most populous country. Capital city is Abuja located in the center of the nation, while Lagos is the primary port and largest city.
Spoken languages are English (official), Hausa, Ibo, Yoruba, and others.
The detailed map below is showing Nigeria and surrounding countries with international borders, state boundaries, the national capital Abuja, state capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads and airports.
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Political Map of Nigeria
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|Cities and Towns in Nigeria
The map shows the location of following Nigerian Cities and Towns:
Nigeria's largest cities (population figures are estimated):
Lagos (21 million), Kano (2.5 - 3 million), Ibadan (3.2 million), Abuja (capital; 1 million), Port Harcourt (1.4 million), Benin City (1.2 million), Kaduna (800,000)
Other Cities and Towns in Nigeria:
Aba, Abakaliki, Abeokuta, Abong, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Amper, Ankpa, Asaba, Auchi, Awka, Azare, Badeggi, Baga, Bajoga, Bali, Bama, Baro, Bauchi, Bida, Biliri, Birnin Kebbi, Biu, Calabar, Damasak, Damaturu, Damboa, Dan Gulbi, Daura, Dikwa, Dutse, Enugu, Funtua, Ganye, Gboko, Gembu, Gombe, Gombi, Gumel, Gummi, Gusau, Hadejia, Ife, Ikeja, Ikom, Ilaro, Illela, Ilorin, Iseyin, Iwo, Jalingo, Jos, Kajama, Kamba, Kanfanchan, Kari, Katsina, Kaura Namoda, KisiIbi, Koko, Kontagora, Kwolla, Lafia, Lagos, Lau, Lokaja, Maiduguri, Makurdi, Minna, Mubi, Nguru, Numan, Ogbomosho, Ogoja, Ondo, Onitsha, Ore, Oron Sapele, Oshogbo, Oturkpo, Owerri, Owo, Oyo, Pankshin, Potiskum, Sabon Benin Gwari, Shaki, Sokoto, Takum, Tungo, Umuahia, Uyo, Warri, Wawa, Wudil, Wukari, Wurno, Yenagoa, Yola/Jimeta, Zaria
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