|Land Area||910,768 km2|
|Water Area||13,000 km2|
|Total Area||923,768km2 (#31)|
|Government Type||Federal Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$1,090.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$5,900|
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- 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
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- Relative Location
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What Language is Spoken in Nigeria?
Nigeria is a multilingual nation with over 520 languages being spoken in the country. English is the official language.
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What Kind of Government Does Nigeria Have?
The federal government of Nigeria is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.