Nigeria's flagLocation: West Africa
Official name: Federal Republic of Nigeria
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1960 / 1961
Capital city: Abuja
Population: 158 million / 450 people per sq mile (174 people per sq km)
Total land area: 356,667 square miles (923,768 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Hausa, English (official language), Yoruba, Ibo
Main religions: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, Traditional beliefs 10%
Ethnic mix: Other 29%, Hausa 21%, Yoruba 21%, Ibo 18%, Fulani 11%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Naira = 100 kobo
Literacy rate: 61%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2708 kilocalories

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