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* Full name: The Federal Republic of Nigeria
* Population: 158.2 million (UN, 2010)
* Capital: Abuja
* Largest city: Lagos
* Area: 923,768 sq km (356,669 sq miles)
* Major languages:English(official),Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa
* Major religions:Islam,Christianity, indigenous beliefs
* Life expectancy:49 years-men,50years-women (UN)
* Monetary unit: 1 Nigerian naira = 100 kobo
* Exports:Petroleum,cocoa, rubber
* GNI per capita: US $1,140 (World Bank, 2009)