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Nigeria's Quick Facts

Land Area 910,768 km2
Water Area 13,000 km2
Total Area 923,768 km2
Population 186,053,386
Population Density 201.41 / km2
Government Type Federal Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $1.09 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $5,900
Currency Naira (NGN)
Largest Cities
  • Lagos (14,368,332)
  • Kano (3,999,050)
  • Ibadan (3,551,961)
  • Abuja (3,277,740)
  • Port Harcourt (3,020,232)
  • Benin City (1,727,169)
  • Onitsha (1,414,790)
  • Uyo (1,135,775)
  • Kaduna (1,113,210)
  • Aba (1,081,466)
Nigeria Flag:
Flag of Nigeria

The Nigeria national flag was officially adopted on October 1, 1960.


The centered white stripe is symbolic of peace and country unity, while the green stripes represent fertile land.


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Nigeria Coat of Arms:
Flag of Nigeria

Nigeria's coat of arms features two white horses supporting a black shield. The 'Y' shape in the middle of the shield is representative of the Benue and Niger Rivers, while the color black is a symbol of the fertile soil.

Above the shield a red eagle represents strength, and the national motto is displayed on a ribbon below

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