NIGERIA

Facts at a glance

Nigerian Map

Nigeria

Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Geographic coordinate: 10 00 N, 8 00 E

Map showing position of Nigeria in Africa
Nigeria in Africa

Area:
Land boundaries: 4,047 km
Border countries: Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km
Coast line: 853 Km
Highest Mountain: Chappal Waddi 2,419 m
Population 128,000,000 (2005 estimate) 8th most populous country in the world
Age Structure:
Population growth rate: 2.37% (2005 est) which will make Nigeria the forth most populous country by the year 2050. May God help us!
Birth rate:40.65 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)
Death rate>:17.18 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)
life expectancy at birth: Ethnic groups There are more than 250 ethnic groups. The following makes up close to 90% of Nigerians Adult literacy rate

Other Useful and Interesting Nigerian Links

State Goverments Sites
  1. Osun State
  2. Oyo State
  3. Ogun State
  4. Ekiti State:
  5. A well designed site.
  6. Ondo State
  7. Lagos State
  8. Edo State:
  9. Delta State:
  10. Bayelsa State
  11. Rivers State
  12. Kwara State
  13. Kogi State
  14. Abia State
  15. Imo State:
  16. Enugu State:
  17. Akwa Ibom State:
  18. Cross River State
  19. Anambra State:
  20. Ebonyi State: Simple, clean interphase. I like it.
  21. Benue State:
  22. Plateau State:
  23. The best site. Absolutely. The only site that does not look like a personal diary and advertsement for the governor. Let every other state government sites come and learn from this site. But what's that funny banner? Home of peace.....This must be a joke!
  24. Nasarawa State
  25. Bauchi State: Ugly
  26. Gombe State: Self styled "jewel in the savannah". This is a poorly designed site. More dud than gem.
  27. Borno State: Another self styled home of peace. I beg to defer.
  28. Kano State:
  29. Another beauty. One of the most informative. However the government website can be found here.
  30. Jigawa State
  31. Yobe State
  32. Niger State: Thank God, the "Chief Servant"'s state has a website. At last!
  33. Kaduna State: None
  34. Katsina State: None
  35. Sokoto State:
  36. Cluttered
  37. Zamfara State : There is no official government website. This website is a private initiative, but it is quite informative.
  38. Taraba: This is funny. The State has no official website. This belongs to the Internal revenue board. The "Home" link on this page has a URL that was quite misleading. You would expect it to take you to the government website, but it does not.
  39. Adamawa
  40. Kebbi: Offline presently
  41. Federal Capital Territory:
  42. Aother great site!
Other Nigerian Links

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