Geopolitical map of Nigeria

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CapitalPopulationArea
Abuja 154,000,000 923,768
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
NG +234 20:17:37 Africa/Lagos
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4 countries share a border with Nigeria

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Some data about Nigeria

Nigeria is a country of 154,000,000 inhabitants, with an area of ‚Äč923,768 km2, its capital is Abuja and its time zone is "Africa/Lagos". Its ISO code is "NG" in 2 positions and "NGA" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Nigeria, you must dial your telephone code, which is 234. The currency used in Nigeria is the "Naira" (NGN).

The administrative subdivision of Nigeria (administrative division) is made up of 36 States (level 1), 1 Federal Capital Territory (level 1), 774 Local Government Areas (level 2), 78 Cities (level 3) and 2666 Districts (level 3). Nigeria has 87 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 7 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Nigeria with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Nigeria to access a zoom level and finer details.

Nigeria shares borders with Benin, Cameroon, Niger and Chad.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Nigeria

Number of cities by importance (population) in Nigeria. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
87 46 19 7
27.9 % 24.3 % 19.1 % 13.7 %
  • The 87 most important cities represent 27.9% of the entire population
  • The 46 most important cities represent 24.3% of the entire population
  • The 19 most important cities represent 19.1% of the entire population
  • The 7 most important cities represent 13.7% of the entire population

Administrative division of Nigeria

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
36 States1
1 Federal Capital Territory1
774 Local Government Areas2
78 Cities3
2666 Districts3

List of first-order administrative division in Nigeria

  • Abia State
  • Adamawa State
  • Akwa Ibom State
  • Anambra State
  • Bauchi State
  • Bayelsa State
  • Benue State
  • Borno State
  • Cross River State
  • Delta State
  • Ebonyi State
  • Edo
  • Ekiti State
  • Enugu State
  • Federal Capital Territory
  • Gombe State
  • Imo State
  • Jigawa State
  • Kaduna State
  • Kano State
  • Katsina State
  • Kebbi State
  • Kogi State
  • Kwara State
  • Lagos State
  • Nasarawa State
  • Niger State
  • Ogun State
  • Ondo State
  • Osun State
  • Oyo State
  • Plateau State
  • Rivers State
  • Sokoto State
  • Taraba State
  • Yobe State
  • Zamfara State

List of major cities of Nigeria

  • Lagos9 000 000 inhabitants
  • Kano3 626 068 inhabitants
  • Ibadan3 565 108 inhabitants
  • Kaduna1 582 102 inhabitants
  • Port Harcourt1 148 665 inhabitants
  • Benin City1 125 058 inhabitants
  • Maiduguri1 112 449 inhabitants
  • Zaria975 153 inhabitants
  • Aba897 560 inhabitants
  • Jos816 824 inhabitants
  • Ilorin814 192 inhabitants
  • Oyo736 072 inhabitants
  • Enugu688 862 inhabitants
  • Abeokuta593 100 inhabitants
  • Abuja590 400 inhabitants
  • Sokoto563 861 inhabitants
  • Onitsha561 066 inhabitants
  • Warri536 023 inhabitants
  • Ebute Ikorodu535 619 inhabitants
  • Okene479 178 inhabitants
  • Calabar461 796 inhabitants
  • Uyo436 606 inhabitants
  • Katsina432 149 inhabitants
  • Ado-Ekiti424 340 inhabitants
  • Akure420 594 inhabitants
  • Bauchi316 149 inhabitants
  • Ikeja313 196 inhabitants
  • Makurdi292 645 inhabitants
  • Minna291 905 inhabitants
  • Efon-Alaaye279 319 inhabitants
  • Ilesa277 904 inhabitants
  • Owo276 574 inhabitants
  • Umuahia264 662 inhabitants
  • Ondo257 005 inhabitants
  • Ikot Ekpene254 806 inhabitants
  • Iwo250 443 inhabitants
  • Gombe250 258 inhabitants
  • Jimeta248 148 inhabitants
  • Atani230 000 inhabitants
  • Gusau226 857 inhabitants