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interesting facts Nigeria:

Nationality:   Nigerian

Languages: English

Religions: Muslims

Population: 181,562 ,056

Median Age: 18.2 years

Population Growth Rate:    2.45 %

Birth Rate:  3.76 5

Death Rate: 1.29 %

Capital: Abuja

Electricity Production: 25.7 Billion kWh

Electricity Exports: 0 kWh

Electricity Imports :  0 kWh

Telephones- Landline: 180000

Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 139 million

Airports: 54

Airports with Paved Runways :   40

Heliports:   5

Railways: 3798 km

Road Ways: 193,200 km

Water Ways:  8600 km

Passports Validity:   must be valid at the time of entry


Introduction:

British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century



Economy:

Nevertheless the Nigerian economy has continued to grow at a rapid 6% - 8% per anum driven by growth in agriculture telecommunications and services and the medium-term outlook for Nigeria is good assuming oil output stabilizes and oil prices remain strong



interesting facts Nigeria

Facts Nigeria



  • Nigeria in 2013 was rated the worst country to be born based on welfare and prosperity projection


  • Nigeria has the highest paid legislators in the world


  • A brand new car sold for 2000 Naira in 1975. A ticket to London was less than 100 Naira in 1975


  • British colonized Nigeria in the through to 1960 when Nigeria became independent


  • "Nigeria" suffers from periodic outbreaks of cholera , malaria and sleeping sickness


  • Football is the national game of the Nigeria and it has its own premier league


  • About 60% of the Nigerian work in the agricultural sector and Nigeria has vast areas of underutilized arable land


  • Education in Nigeria is free by the government but the attendance rate for secondary education is only 29%


  • The three largest and most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria are the Hausa , Igbo and Yoruba


  • Zuma Rock is a large monolith located in Niger State , Nigeria . Zuma Rock is 725 meters above its surroundings





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