1 Nigeria Country Profile

Generic Information 

Nigeria (/naɪˈdʒɪəriə/), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja is located.  

Nigeria isofficially a democraticsecular country. 

Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to its large population and economy. With 186 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. (From Wikipedia) 


Generic country information can be located from sources, which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources: 

Nigeria Wikipedia Country Information

Nigeria IMF Country Information

Nigeria Economist Intelligence Unit Information* 

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Humanitarian Info 

Nigeria World Food Programme Information

Nigeria UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information

Facts and Figures 

Nigeria Wolfram Alpha Information 

Nigeria World Bank Information  

Nigeria Population Information



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