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Region:  Africa

Population:  150,539,700 estimated as at August 2003

Area Total:  923,770 km2

Area Land:  910,770 km2

Coast Line:  853 km

Capital:  Abuja

Climate:  Varies; equatorial in south, tropical in centre, arid in north

Languages:  English (official) Hausa Yoruba Ibo Fulani
 

Currency:  1 Naira (NGN) = 100 kobo

Holiday:  Independence Day, 1 October (1960)