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Facts about Nigeria, Nigeria as a country has a lot of interesting facts.

Below are facts About Nigeria

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Nigeria population is about 160 million

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Nigeria has more than 250, 4000 dialects

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The land Size of Nigeria is 577,355 sq miles; that is two and a half times the size of California.

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Number of states in Nigeria is 36 plus Abuja, the Federal Capital territory

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Major Ethnic Groups in Nigeria are  Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Fulani, Igala, Kanuri, Tiv, Ibiobio, Ijaw, Edo, Efik, Urhobo, Edoma, Itsekiri.

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Nigeria has about 250 ethnic groups

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Nigeria is one of the highest literacy rates in Africa

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Nigeria has the largest and most vocal press in Africa

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Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa with an estimated population of 145 -160 million people.

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Nigeria is among the most committed countries to maintaining the degree of international order that the present UN decision making process permits- says  Johnson and Carter, Prof. Ruth Morgenthau,  a former advisor to Presidents Kennedy

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Nigeria is most  popular black nation in the world

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Of the 80 countries contributing troops to over 20 global operations, Nigeria has more than 6,500 men keeping the peace outside its borders in places such as Bosnia Herzgovena, Iraq, Kuwait, Western Sahara, Liberia, Angola, Rwanda.

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Nigeria has over 18 million students in Nigerian schools at all levels. That is more than the school population of France, Britain and Spain and total human population of South Africa, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco

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Nigeria's oil reserves are the ninth largest in the world

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Nigeria football team (Super eagle) is one of feared and respected football team in Africa, currently Africa’s nation cup champion

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Nigeria has vast largely unexplored natural gas reserves, the world's fifth largest.

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Nigeria is 8th largest country in the world

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The cost of living in Abuja (Nigeria capital city)  is more expensive than the cost of living in London

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Nigerians are the highest users of slangs in Africa, 2nd only to USA in the world.

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Nigeria is located in West Africa bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon

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Nigeria's climate varies with equatorial weather in south, tropical in the
 center, and arid in north


 

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