Nigeria

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Nigeria

Official name:Federal Republic of Nigeria
Capital:Abuja; note - on 12 December 1991 the capital was officially transferred from Lagos to Abuja; most federal government offices have now made the move to Abuja
Area:total: 923,768 sq km
water: 13,000 sq km
land: 910,768 sq km
Climate:varies; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
Location:Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Geographic coordinates:10 00 N, 8 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly more than twice the size of California
Land boundaries:total: 4,047 km
border countries: Benin 773 km, Cameroon 1,690 km, Chad 87 km, Niger 1,497 km
Coastline:853 km
Terrain:southern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Chappal Waddi 2,419 m

Map of Nigeria

Map of Nigeria

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