Where is Nigeria?
That is a question on the lips of every person who is looking to visit Nigeria or have the intention of doing business with Africa’s most populous nation.
Whatever is the case may be, this is an insider’s guide to ‘all things Nigeria’, after reading this article you will learn about the people and the country.
I am going to answer every question you may have in mind about Nigeria via this page. You will learn about the location of Nigeria in the world map as well as countries that share common boundaries with Nigeria.
I grew up in Nigeria… this country is my home so I believe I am very much qualified to talk about my country.
Nigeria is popularly known as the giant of African, the most populous black nation on earth with over 150 million people, the country is located in the western part of the African continent.
Nigeria got her independence on oct 1960, having the third fastest growing economy in the world. (Facts by the International monetary fund IMF in 2009)
Presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osibajo as the vice president. Over the years we have had our ups and downs as a country and we have been able to pull through against all odds
In the map of Africa, Nigeria is probably the trigger. It is said that “the map of African looks like a gun with Nigeria being the trigger.”
Nigeria is having a common boundary with Chad, Niger Republic, Cameroon and Benin republic.
Officially Nigeria is called the Federal Republic of Nigeria, An Almagamation of over 200 languages and ethnic groups, With Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba being the three major languages amongst several others.
The name “Nigeria” which was first coined by a journalist – Flora Shaw. The name was derived from “Niger River” in the late 19th century
The people of Nigeria have an extensive history. Archaeological evidence points that humans have been living in the land from as far back as at 9000 BC. The area around the Benue and Cross River is believed to be the original habitation of the Bantu migrants who spread across most of central and southern Africa in waves between the 1st millennium and the 2nd millennium BC.
“where is Nigeria? –
See map of Nigeria
Finally, Nigeria is the largest country in Africa, with Ghana being the second, other African countries includes; Togo,
Cameroon, Zambia, Gambia, Lake Chad, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Congo Sierra Leone, Niger Republic, Senegal and over thirty others.
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