Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with over 200 million inhabitants (and the 7th in the world). About half of its population is 18 or under, making it one of the “youngest” countries, as well.
Nigeria Travel Information & Key Points
General points to know about the country of Nigeria – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more, whether you’re traveling there or not.
Largest City: Lagos
Population: 201 million (2019 estimate)
Language(s): English (official), Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Fulfulde
President: Muhammadu Buhari
Vice President: Yemi Osinbajo
Currency: Nigerian Naira (₦) NGN
Area: 923,768 km2 (356,669 mi2)
Dialing Code: +234
Time Zone: West Africa Time (WAT) UTC+01:00