Nigeria profile   2012-01-17 15:22:52            

Full name: The Federal Republic of Nigeria

Population: 162.4 million (UN, 2011)

Capital: Abuja

Largest city: Lagos

Area: 923,768 sq km (356,669 sq miles)

Major languages: English (official), Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa

Major religions: Islam, Christianity, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 52 years (men), 53 years (women) (UN)

Monetary unit: 1 Nigerian naira = 100 kobo

Main exports: Petroleum, petroleum products, cocoa, rubber

GNI per capita: US $1,180 (World Bank, 2010)

Internet domain: .ng

International dialling code: +234

Editor: Chen Zhi
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