The Federal Republic of Nigeria is a country in West Africa and the most populous country on the African continent. Nigeria shares land borders with the Republic of ► Benin in the west, ► Chad and ► Cameroon in the east, ► Niger in the north, and borders the Gulf of Guinea with the islands of ► São Tomé and Príncipe and ► Equatorial Guinea in the south. Since 1991, its capital has been the centrally-located city of Abuja.
Naigeria bu obodo di na west Afirika, o bukwa obodo nwere otutu mmadu karia obodo ndi ozo nile na mba Afirika. Naigeria na-obodo ► Benin republic gbara agbataobi na west Afirika, ya na ► Chad na ► Cameroon gbara agbataobi n'east Afirika, ya na ► Niger gbara agbataobi na north, werekwa rue na Gulf nke Guinea, nakwa islands nke São Tomé na Príncipe na ► Equatorial Guinea di na south. Kamgbe 1991, Isi obodo ya di n'Abuja.
Nàìjíríà jẹ́ ìkan nínú àwọn orílẹ̀-èdè ní Ilẹ̀ Adúláwọ̀. Nàìjíríà ni orílẹ̀-èdè kan ṣoṣo ti àwọn ènìyàn pọ̀ sí i jù ní Ilẹ̀ Adúláwọ̀. Nàìjíríà padà sí ìjọba òṣèlú ní ọdún 1999 lẹ́yìn ọdún mẹ́ẹ̀ẹ́dógún lábẹ́ ìjọba ti àwọn jagunjagun. Àwọn orílẹ̀-èdè Bẹ̀nẹ̀, Náíjà, Ṣáàdì, àti Kamẹrúùnù yí Nàìjíríà ká.
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Independent country since 1960
923,768 square kilometres (356,669 sq mi)
English (official), Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba.
Christianity (Protestantism, African Christianity, Roman Catholicism), Islam, traditional religions
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Nigeria, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Nigeria.
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