Land. Nigeria is bordered to the north by Niger, to the east by Chad and Cameroon, to the south by the Gulf of Guinea of the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west by Benin. Nigeria is not only large in area—larger than the U.S. state of Texas—but also Africa’s most populous country.
Is Nigeria south or north?
listen)), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. It borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Where is the northern part of Nigeria?
Kano State is located in the North-central part of Nigeria. Kano is the largest of the Northern provinces in terms of population and economy. Kano state shares borders with Katsina State to its north-west, Jigawa State to its north-east, Bauchi State to its south-east and Kaduna State to its south-west.
Does Nigeria have snow?
No. It does not snow in Nigeria. Never has and (most likely) never will. The climate at and around the Equator is tropical, which means average annual temperature is around 30 °C (86 °F) during the day and 23 °C (73 °F) at night.
What was Nigeria called before?
What was its name before Nigeria? The former name for Nigeria was the Royal Niger Company Territories. It does not sound like a country name at all! The name Nigeria was replaced and preserved up until today.
What is Nigeria new name?
Since wey di proposal land a change of Nigeria name to “United African Republic” or ‘United Alkebulan Republic’, di mata turn bi conversation for Nigeria.
Who are the 4 major groups in Nigeria?
According to estimations from 2018, Nigeria’s major ethnic groups are Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), and Fulani. Hausa people are estimated to make up 30 percent of the country’s population. Hausa is an ethnic group of people speaking the Hausa language.
Why Northern Nigeria is poor?
The rate of poverty in the Northern region of Nigeria is quite alarming despite the enormous resources the region is endowed. The region has fertile land with varied agricultural products and other resources such as tin, barite, zinc, limestone, columbite, lead and gypsum.