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Geography Statistics of Nigeria

  • Coastline: 530 miles (853 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 351,648 sq miles (910,768 sq km)
    (water) 5,019 sq miles (13,000 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 356,667 sq miles (923,768 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 36 states and 1 territory*; Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Federal Capital Territory*, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nassarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara
  • Horizontal Width: 551.1 miles (886.91 km) from Shaki east to Kumo
  • Vertical Length: 499.79 miles (804.34 km) from Sokoto south to Lagos

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger
  • Geographic Center: About 44.38 miles (71.42 km) west of Jos
  • Highest Point: Chappal Waddi 7,936 ft (2,419 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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Atlantic coastline, Nigeria

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.