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Description :  Nigeria Political map showing the international boundary, states and territory boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer



About Nigeria
Nigeria shares its international boundaries with the Republic of Benin to the west, Cameroon and Chad to the east, and Niger to the north. Towards the south, Nigeria is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean.

The official language of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is English. Nigeria is home to an overall population of 170,123,740 (2012 estimate), with an area of 923,768 square kilometers (356,667 square miles). Nigeria is the most populous country on the African continent and the seventh most populous country in the world. Coal, tin, and crude oil are some of the important industrial products and palm oil, rubber, rice, cocoa, millets, and peanuts are the key agricultural products of Nigeria. The economy of Nigeria is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Nigeria Political Map
Nigeria is divided into 36 states and one federal capital territory. These political subdivisions are further subcategorized into 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs). The local government areas are governed by local government councils.

The states of Nigeria are as follows:
  • Anambra
  • Abuja (Federal Capital Territory)
  • Akwa Ibom
  • Enugu
  • Abia
  • Adamawa
  • Bayelsa
  • Bauchi
  • Borno
  • Benue
  • Delta
  • Cross River
  • Edo
  • Ebonyi
  • Gombe
  • Ekiti
  • Jigawa
  • Imo
  • Kano
  • Kaduna
  • Kebbi
  • Katsina
  • Kwara
  • Kogi
  • Nasarawa
  • Lagos
  • Ogun
  • Niger
  • Osun
  • Ondo
  • Oyo
  • Rivers
  • Plateau
  • Taraba
  • Sokoto
  • Zamfara
  • Yobe


Top Cities
  • Aba
  • Abeokuta
  • Ado-Ekiti
  • Akure
  • Asaba
  • Awka
  • Azare
  • Bauchi
  • Bida
  • Calabar
StatePopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
Abia2,833,9994,8571,875Umuahia
Adamawa3,168,10137,95714,655Yola
Akwa Ibom3,920,2086,7882,621Uyo
Anambra4,182,0324,7611,838Awka
Bauchi4,676,46548,19718,609Bauchi
Bayelsa1,703,3589,3633,615Yenagoa
Benue4,219,24430,75511,875Makurdi
Borno4,151,19372,76728,095Maiduguri
Cross River2,888,96622,1128,537Calabar
Delta4,098,39117,0956,600Asaba
Ebonyi2,173,5016,3422,449Abakaliki
Edo3,218,33219,5847,562Benin City
Ekiti2,384,2125,7972,238Ado-Ekiti
Enugu3,257,2987,5602,919Enugu
Federal Capital Territory1,405,2017,5692,922Abuja
Gombe2,353,87917,4286,729Gombe
Imo3,934,8995,1351,982Owerri
Jigawa4,348,64923,4159,041Dutse
Kaduna6,066,56244,21717,072Kaduna
Kano9,383,68220,3897,872Kano
Katsina5,792,57823,8229,198Katsina
Kebbi3,238,62836,32014,023Birnin Kebbi
Kogi3,278,48729,06311,221Lokoja
Kwara2,371,08933,79213,047Ilorin
Lagos9,013,5343,4751,342Ikeja
Nassarawa1,863,27526,63310,283Lafia
Niger3,950,24972,06527,824Minna
Ogun3,728,09816,8506,506Abeokuta
Ondo3,441,02415,0195,799Akure
Osun3,423,5358,5853,315Oshogbo
Oyo5,591,58927,03610,438Ibadan
Plateau3,178,71226,53910,247Jos
Rivers5,185,40010,3614,000Port Harcourt
Sokoto3,696,99932,14612,412Sokoto
Taraba2,300,73659,18022,850Jalingo
Yobe2,321,59144,88017,328Damaturu
Zamfara3,259,84633,66712,999Gusau
Total140,003,542911,519351,938

Note  : -Population: 2006-03-21 census provisional results.
Area: Source [7].

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Last Updated On : December 21, 2012