Quick Facts about Nigeria
- Population: 154.7 million
- Capital: Abuja
- Official Language: English
- Currency: Naira
- Continent: Africa
- Area: 356,667 sq. miles
|National Languages||English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba|
|Population||154,729,000 (2009 census)|
|Largest City||Lagos (est. 15.5 million)|
|Administrative Divisions||36 states, 1 federal capital territory|
|Government||Presidential federal republic|
|Head of Government||President Umaru Yar'Adua|
|National Anthem||"Arise, O Compatriots"|
HEADLINES FROM THE PUNCH
|Literacy Rate||69.1 percent|
|Most Popular Sport||Soccer|
|Most Popular Religion||Muslim (est. 50 percent)|
|Random Fact||Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa.|
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