Nigeria
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Nigeria - Physical geography

Area : 924 000 Km2
Water : 1.4 %
Lands under cultivation : 36 %
Wild pasture lands : 44 %
Forests : 15 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 2419 m (Chappal Waddi)



Nigeria - People
Nationality : Nigerian
Main language(s) : English, French

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Population (2005) : 131 540 000 people
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Density : 142 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 5.64 children / woman
Life expectancy : 44 years
Urban population : 47 %

Main cities :
1 500 000 people Abuja (capital)
1 500 000 people Lagos
1 400 000 people Ibadan
775 000 people Ogbomosho
640 000 people Kano
465 000 people Oshogbo
465 000 people Ilorin
420 000 people Abeokuta
400 000 people Port Harcourt


Nigeria - Economy
Currency : Naira (NGN) = 100 Kobos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 160 Naira (NGN)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 42.7 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 325 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 74.18 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 564 dollars


Nigeria - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Yams, Manioc, Taroes (1)
- Millet (2)
- Peanuts (3)
- Cocoa (4)
- Mangoes (8)
- Wood (10)
- Corn (15)
- Rice (15)
- Cotton (16)
- Sheeps (12)
- Oxen (17)
- Deposits of gas (7)
- Deposits of oil (9)
- Oil (13)


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