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Nigeria


BASIC FACTS

 

Area 923,770 Km2
Population 173.938 Millions
HDI Rank 153 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Abuja
Demographic distribution Hausa/Fulani, Yoruba, Igbo, Ijaw and some 250 ethno-linguistic groups
Spoken languages English (official) but Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo are also used in the National Assembly
Religious beliefs Muslim, Christian and traditional
Political regime Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Action Congress (AC)
Head of State Muhammadu Buhari (President)
Associations with International Organisations United Nations (UN), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), African Union (AU), Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Commonwealth, African Development Bank (ADB).
Investment Promotion Agency Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission
(http://www.nipc.gov.ng/)
Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook