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Nigeria

Federal Republic of Nigeria Abuja 206.1 a million inhabitants

About Nigeria

The Federal Republic of Nigeria is a 923768 km² West African country on the Gulf of Guinea, which has numerous natural attractions and wildlife reserves. The seat of government is in Abuja and the system of government is a federal presidential constitutional republic. In Nigeria live 206.1 people (as of 2020), most of whom belong to the ethnic group "Hausa-Fulani".

The official national currency is the "Nigerian naira" (NGN). The most commonly spoken languages (official languages) are English, Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo. The vast majority of the population professes Islam.

Nigeria is home to several national parks, game reserves and nature reserves such as the Okomu Forest Reserve, Jos Wildlife Park or the Yankari. Nigeria is an excellent safari destination that promises a memorable and unique experience. In addition, Nigeria offers numerous golden sandy beaches and a variety of water sports.

General information
Nigeria
  • 6Nationalparks
  • 0Private reserves
  • 0Nature reserves
Map Nigeria

Official Name

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Capital

Abuja

Form of government

federal presidential constitutional republic

Area

923768 km2

Population

206.1 millions

Religion

Islam

Travel information

Nigeria

  • Akanu Ibiam International Airport
  • Akure Airport
  • Akwa Ibom International Airport
  • Asaba International Airport
  • Benin Airport
  • Gombe Lawanti International Airport
  • Gusau Airport
  • Ibadan Airport
  • Ilorin International Airport
  • Kaduna Airport
  • Maiduguri International Airport
  • Makurdi Airport
  • Mallam Aminu International Airport
  • Margaret Ekpo International Airport
  • Minna Airport
  • Murtala Muhammed International Airport
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
  • Port Harcourt International Airport
  • Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport
  • Sam Mbakwe International Airport
  • Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport
  • Warri Airport
  • Yakubu Gowon Airport
  • Yola Airport
  • Zaria Airport
General information
Nigeria
  • 6Nationalparks
  • 0Private reserves
  • 0Nature reserves
Map Nigeria
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The most popular
Safari Reserves

Africa offers plenty of opportunities for safari experiences of all kinds in the numerous national parks, private game reserves and nature reserves. Find the most popular safari destinations in Africa with safarica.com.

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Nigeria National Park

Cross River

Nigeria National Park

Yankari

Nigeria National Park

Jos Wildlife Park

Nigeria National Park

Old Oyo

Nigeria National Park

Gashaka Gumti

Nigeria Nature Reserve

Okomu Forest Reserve

Nigeria National Park

Chad Basin

Nigeria National Park

Kamuku

Nigeria National Park

Kainji Lake

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