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🇳🇬 Nigeria

Country located in Western Africa

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Nigeria
Country NameNigeria
Country Name (Local)Nigeria
Country Flag🇳🇬
Country Area923768 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)NG
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NameAbuja
Capital Latitude9.05785
Capital Longitude7.49508
Postal Code Format######
Postal Code Regex^(\d{6})$


The currency used for the locale code is Naira.

Currency information for Nigeria and locale
Currency NameNaira
Currency Name (Local)Nigerian naira
Currency CodeNGN
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric566
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameKobo

Languages Spoken


Nigeria has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Nigeria shares borders with 4 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇳🇬?

People often ask which country uses 🇳🇬 emoji flag. The answer is Nigeria.Nigeria is located in Western Africa continent. The country area is 923768 km2, and the capital city is Abuja (9.05785, 7.49508). Some of the neighboring countries are Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Nigeria are UTC+01:00. The currency used in Nigeria is Nigerian naira (NGN). People in Nigeria speak mostly English. Nigeria is part of the Western Africa region.