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Official NameThe Federal Republic of Nigeria
Country Meaning(Land of the Niger River)
MottoUnity and Faith, Peace and Progress (Official)
AnthemArise, O Compatriots ()
Population211,401,000 (2.68% of the world)
LanguagesEnglish (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages
Alpha Code »NG / NGA
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Nigerian naira (₦ NGN)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Nigeria
Calling Codes+234
Area Total Area: 923,768 km2 (356,669 sq mi)
Land: 910,768 km2 (351,649 sq mi)
Water: 13,000 km2 (5,000 sq mi)
RegionWestern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long9.0819990, 8.6752770
Timezone1 timezone(s)