interesting facts Nigeria


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


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


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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