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 is officially a democratic secular 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)
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