Nigeria Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Ethnic groups may have unique eating customs . Some eat with the hand (right hand only), while others use utensils.... More
  • Family: Although specific details of the family structure vary from one ethnic group to another, Nigerian families are generally male dominated.... More
  • Fashion: Amongst Muslims, dress is very conservative for both men and women. Dress is more casual in the non-Muslim east and... More
  • Visiting: When visiting bringing a small gift is appreciated, but not necassary. Relatives frequently visit each other. Unannounced guests... More

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Capital Abuja
Government Type federal presidential republic
Currency NGN
Population 186,053,386
Total Area 356,667 Square Miles
923,768 Square Kilometers
Location Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Language English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani

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