The Federal Republic of Nigeria is the country to the west of the African continent. Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin are the neighbors of the country, while the Gulf of Benin is located in the southern Gulf of Guinea. The area is; 923.773 km2. The capital of the country is Abuja.
Cities of Nigeria
Nigeria's Telephone Code: +234
Nigeria's Currency: Nigerian Naira
Abuja, Benin City, Calabar, Lagos (Nigeria), Obudu, Port Harcourt, Uyo Abu
The economy is mostly based on agriculture. Peanuts, cotton, palm trees, vegetables and fruit types, cocoa, rubber grain products, palm and peanut oil, timber and nut are produced in abundance. It is the sixth country in the world in the production of cocoa and rubber. 25% of the territory of the country is suitable for cultivation.
Oil found in the 1960s, has greatly refreshed the Nigerian economy. It has become one of the most stable countries in Africa. In the south, the delta region is rich in oil deposits. Nigeria, which is the seventh largest oil producer in the world, accounts for a large part of its exports, oil and by-products. It is also rich in natural gas. In 1980, petrochemical and natural gas facilities were completed and the number of refineries increased. In addition to crude oil, Nigeria also produces coal, tin, limestone, colimbit and iron mines.
Nigeria's Export Products
Crude Oil, Petroleum Gas, Cocoa Beans, Gold and Refined Oil.
Nigeria's Import Products
Refined Petroleum, Wheat, Packaged Drugs, Telephones and Raw Sugar.
Nigeria's Export Countries
India, United States, Spain, France and South Africa.
Nigeria's Imported Countries
China, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United States and India.
Nations Living in Nigeria
The population consists of hundreds of groups, different in many respects. The most powerful and wide of them are the Housa-Fulani tribes.
Languages Spoken in Nigeria
Official languages are Hausa, English, Yoruba, Igbo