Nigeria

Country

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Nigeria (/naɪˈdʒɪəriə/), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. Nigeria is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, is the largest city in Nigeria and the continent of Africa. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa by population with a population of 211 million while covering an area of 923,769 square kilometers. Nigeria is the world's 32nd largest country by size and the 7th largest country by population. Nigeria is one of the world's most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations. Nigeria is Africa's largest economy by nominal GDP surpassing Egypt and South Africa and is the country with the 27th highest nominal GDP.

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Cities

Here are top 20 cities in Nigeria by populations

# City State Population Area(km2) Density(km2)
1 Lagos Lagos 12,830,000 1,425 9000
2 Onitsha Anambra 7,425,000 1,965 3,800
3 Kano Kano 3,680,000 251 14,600
4 Ibadan Oyo 2,910,000 466 6,200
5 Uyo Akwa Ibom 1,990,000 729 2,700
6 Port Harcourt Rivers 1,865,000 158 11,800
7 Nsukka Enugu 1,735,000 645 2,700
8 Abuja FCT 1,580,000 225 7,000
9 Benin City Edo 1,355,000 228 5,900
10 Aba Abia 1,215,000 91 13,400
11 Kaduna Kaduna 1,100,000 153 7,200
12 Ilorin Kwara 890,000 83 10,700
13 Jos Plateau 790,000 70 11,300
14 Maiduguri Borno 765,000 155 4,900
15 Owerri Imo 750,000 130 5,800
16 Ikorodu Lagos 740,000 130 5,700
17 Zaria Kaduna 735,000 88 8,300
18 Enugu Enugu 715,000 78 9,200
19 Warri Delta 695,000 142 4,900
20 Osogbo Osun 680,000 104 6,600

Sports

Football is largely considered Nigeria's national sport, and the country has its own Premier League of football. Nigeria's national football team, known as the "Super Eagles", has made the World Cup on six occasions 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014, and 2018. In April 1994, the Super Eagles ranked 5th in the FIFA World Rankings, the highest ranking achieved by an African football team. They won the African Cup of Nations in 1980, 1994, and 2013, and have also hosted the U-17 & U-20 World Cup. They won the gold medal for football in the 1996 Summer Olympics (in which they beat Argentina) becoming the first African football team to win gold in Olympic football.

Nigeria Professional Football League https://npfl.ng/

Published : 2021-08-11