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 Nigeria 
 Main prefix
 5N 
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 5NA-5OZ 
 Time zone
 +1 h 
 Continent
 Africa 
 ITU zone
 46 
 CQ zone
 35 
 
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 Flag description 
Three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and green.
 
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 Nigeria 
 Capital: 
Abuja
on 12 December 1991 the capital was officially transferred from Lagos to Abuja, most federal government offices have now made the move to Abuja
 Administrative
 divisions: 
36 states and 1 territory*: Abia, Abuja Federal Capital Territory*, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nassarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, and Zamfara.
 Population: 
129,934,911 (July 2002 est.)
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS, this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected
 Languages: 
English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
10° 00' N, 8° 00' E
 Area total: 
923,768 sq. km
 Land area: 
910,768 sq. km
 Water area: 
13,000 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
4,047 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km
 Coastline: 
853 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Atlantic Ocean 0 m - Chappal Waddi 2,419 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.ng
 Currency: 
naira (NGN)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Federal Republic of Nigeria
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Nigeria
 Independence: 
1 October 1960 (from UK)
 Constitution: 
new constitution adopted May 1999
 Government
 type: 
republic transitioning from military to civilian rule
 National
 holiday: 
Independence Day (National Day), 1 October (1960)
 
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