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Where is Nigeria?

Location Map of Nigeria

Where is Nigeria
About Map: Map showing where is Nigeria located in the World.
Where is Nigeria located on the world map? The given Nigeria location map shows that Nigeria is located in the western part of Africa continent.

Where is Nigeria Located?

Nigeria map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Chad and Cameroon in the east, the Republic of Benin in the west, and Niger in the north. Besides, it has coastline with Gulf of Guinea. Interestingly, the country name Nigeria is derived from the Niger River which flows through the territory.
The government type of Nigeria is Presidential Federal republic where executive power exercised by the president.

Nigeria is one of the most populous countries in the world; its rank is merely seventh. However, in Africa, it is most populous country. Surprisingly, the economy of Nigeria is one of the fastest growing economies of the world. Likewise, it is enlisted as the “Next Eleven” economies along with the member of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Moreover, the economy of the country is largely depends upon the petroleum; the other developing sectors are telecommunications and other financial services.

Nigeria Quick Facts
Continent Africa
Where is Located Nigeria is a country located in the West Africa
Coordinates 7.6219° N, 6.9743° E
Capital Abuja
Largest City Lagos
Neighboring Countries Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger
Administrative divisions36 states and 1 territory
Area 923,768 sq km
Population174507539 2013 estimate
Official Language English
Currency Nigerian naira
ISO Alpha-2 CodeNG
ISO Alpha-3 Code NGA
ISO Numeric Code566
GDP $522.180 billion 2014 estimate
Calling code 234
Time Zone WAT (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .ng