What is the Latitude and Longitude on Nigeria?
Latitude of Nigeria is:10 and Longitude of Nigeria is: 8
A member of Commonwealth of Nations with one of the fastest growing economy in the world, Nigeria is a country located in Western Africa. Nigeria derives its name from the River Niger that runs through the country.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 10° North and 8° East, Nigeria spans to a total area of 923,768 square kilometres, making it the 32nd largest country in the world followed by Venezuela. With a population of 155,215,573, it is the 7th most populous nation in the world and most populated African nation. The countries with which Nigeria shares its boundary are Niger to the north, Chad and Cameroon to the east, Benin in the west and Gulf of Guinea contains its southern coast.
Nigeria has an extensive geography comprising of mountains, hills, plains and plateaus scattered all over the country. Chappal Waddi at a height of 7,936 feet is the most elevated peak in the country. The climate in Nigeria depends on the elevation. The southern part of the country is warm and receives more rainfall than the southern Nigeria. Northern Nigeria however, is hotter and drier with temperature rising up to 43° C.
Nigeria has emerged as a middle-income status economy. The oil reserves found in the country helped it to get rid of the foreign debts.
Literature, Music and Cinema form the core of Nigeria's culture. Football is by far the most popular sports in the country.
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