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Country: Federal Republic of Nigeria

Georgian transcript: ნიგერია („მდინარე გირი“)

Capital: Abuja (აბუჯა)

Largest city: Lagos (ლაგოსი)

Continent: Africa

Official language: English

National languages: Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo

Religion: Islam (53.5%), Christianity (45.9%), Traditional African religions (0.6%)

Motto: Unity and faith, peace and progress

Government: Federal presidential constitutional republic

Independence: 1 October 1960 (from the UK)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1960

Population: 211 761 108 (2021)

Demonym: Nigerian

Currency: Naira (NGN)

Driving side: right

Time zone: UTC +1:00 (WAT)

Calling code: +234

Internet TLD: .ng

Website: Government of Nigeria

Neighbouring countries: Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger


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