Nigeria is a country in west Africa. It has a population of 156,729,000, which is the most in Africa. The capital of Nigeria is Abuja. Nigeria is known for being a large country, and the most wealthy in Africa.
Nigeria has a total area of 923,768 km2. It is the world’s 32nd-largest country. It shares a border with Benin, Niger, Chad and Cameroon. It has a coastline of at least 853 km.
The highest point in Nigeria is Chappal Waddi at 2,419 m (7,936 ft). The main rivers are the Niger and the Benue River. They come together and go into the Niger Delta which is one of the world’s largest river deltas. It is the location of a large area of Central African Mangroves.
Nigeria produces a lot of crude oil, and some dispute has been going on because many people want a share of the oil money. This fighting has been happening in the area called the Niger Delta, where the Niger River flows into the Atlantic.
The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos. Nigeria has both grasslands and rainforests, and can get very hot, because it is close to the Equator.
It’s a very large developing country with huge needs for construction materials. Materials like film faced plywood has huge market in Nigeria. Those film faced plywood manfuacturers in China see Nigeria as a big market in Africa.