Nigeria

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About Country

Capital
Abuja
Population
Approximately 211 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
226 people per square kilometer
GDP
$504.6 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
English is the official language, with Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo as the most widely spoken indigenous languages
Currency
Nigerian naira (NGN)
National Dish
Jollof rice (a spicy rice dish) served with various meats and vegetables
Religion
Christianity and Islam are the predominant religions in Nigeria, but traditional religions are also practiced
Climate
Nigeria has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. The south is hot and humid, while the north is dry and arid
Main Industries
Petroleum, including oil and gas production; agriculture, including cocoa, peanuts, and palm oil; and manufacturing, including textiles, cement, and consumer goods
Level of Development
Nigeria is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 162 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 923,768 square kilometers

Discover the diverse beauty of Nigeria 🇳🇬, from the majestic wildlife safaris 🦒 to the breathtaking beaches 🏖️ and rich historical landmarks 🏛️. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, taste the delicious local cuisine 🍴, and experience the warmth of Nigerian hospitality. Start planning your Nigerian adventure today!

Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. It is the most populous country in Africa, with over 200 million people. Nigeria is known for its diverse culture, with over 500 ethnic groups, each with its own traditions and languages. The country has a rich history, with evidence of ancient human settlements dating back to 9000 BC. The capital city is Abuja.

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  • Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Akwete, Abia State , Nigeria
  • Ekiti, Nigeria
  • Elegushi Beach, Lagos
  • Ijora, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Lagos, Yaba, Nigeria
  • Okotie Eboh Street, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Port Harcourt, Nigeria (1)
  • Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Tarkwa Bay, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Total Jikwoyi, Abuja, Nigeria

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Nigeria include:

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    Yankari National Park: a wildlife park located in Bauchi State known for its large elephant herds, baboons, and other animals.

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    Obudu Mountain Resort: a mountain resort in Cross River State known for its scenic views, cable car ride, and hiking trails.

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    Lagos: the largest city in Nigeria and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, known for its bustling markets, nightlife, and beaches.

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    Zuma Rock: a large monolith located in Niger State, known for its unique shape and cultural significance.

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    Nike Art Gallery: an art gallery in Lagos that showcases traditional Nigerian art and contemporary African art.

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    Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove: a UNESCO World Heritage site in Osun State that is home to a sacred forest and shrine dedicated to the river goddess Osun.

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    Olumo Rock: a large rock formation located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, that served as a natural fortress during the Yoruba wars.

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    Gurara Waterfalls: a series of waterfalls located in Niger State, known for their beauty and as a popular picnic spot.

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    Kajuru Castle: a medieval-style castle located in Kaduna State, built in the 1980s by a German expatriate.

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    Idanre Hills: a cluster of hills located in Ondo State that feature unique rock formations and ancient ruins.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Nigeria has to offer. The country is also known for its vibrant music and film industries, with Nigerian musicians and filmmakers gaining global recognition in recent years.

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