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Woman selling clay and ceramic pots in Abeokuta, Nigeria
Woman selling clay and ceramic pots in Abeokuta, Nigeria

Abeokuta

Woman selling clay and ceramic pots
Photo by Omotayo Tajudeen

NIGERIA

Africa

NIGERIA

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    Capital:Abuja

    Location:Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon

    Currency:nairas (NGN)

    Area:923,768 sq km

    Population:219,463,862 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages

    Religion:Muslim 53.5%, Roman Catholic 10.6%, other Christian 35.3%, other .6% (2018 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+1

    Tel Code:+234

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