COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD : NIGERIA

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Travel Information Nigeria


AFRICA

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General Information

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  • CAPITAL Abuja
  • GOVERNMENT Federal Republic
  • CURRENCY naira (₦, NGN)
  • POPULATION 154,729,000 (2009 estimate)
  • TOTAL AREA 923,768km² (water 13,000km², land 910,768km²)
  • LANGUAGES English (official), Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Fulani
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  • TIME ZONE x
  • LOCATION x

Most popular cities in Nigeria

  • Abuja – Capital. Although built from scratch, it has beautiful rolling terrain with modern Nigerian architecture.
  • Benin City – city of the Edo people
  • Calabar – oil region, World’s highest concentration of butterflies is situated in the surrounding regions of the city
  • Enugu – The coal city (ancient coal town, former capital of Easthern Nigeria and tourist friendly)
  • Ibadan – geographically the largest city in Africa
  • Jos
  • Abeokuta – very historical city to the Yorubas; Home of the Olumo Rock and Former President Obasanjo.
  • Kano – important Hausa City, commercial hub of the north
  • Kaduna – former capital of Northern Nigeria, connected via rail to Abuja with beautiful tourist and polo attractions
  • Lagos – second most populous city in Africa, former colonial capital and huge commercial hub
  • Osogbo – home of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sacred Grove of Osun
  • Owerri – a quiet city in the Igbo speaking region.
  • Port Harcourt – port city in the oil region
  • Warri – home of the deltans
  • Uyo – oil region with a lot of tourism potentials
  • Makurdi – Capital of Benue State: The food basket of the Nation. You can enjoy maximum hospitality and a lot of good food (at cheap rates) as well as see the beautiful River Benue.

Sockets & Plugs

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Money

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Currency

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ATM’S

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Communication

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Internet

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Mobile phone

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Mobile phones

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Roaming

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Dial code

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Crime

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High crime rate

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Pickpocketing/theft

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Transport

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Road rules

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Speed limits

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Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

Rent a car

In order to rent a car:

  • you must be over 25
  • must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
  • almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)

Alcohol, drugs & prostitution

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Alcohol

Legal

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Prostitution

Legal

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Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

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Other

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Emergency numbers

  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 112
  • Fire department 112

Vaccinations

Vaccinations listed are recommended

The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Typhoid fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow Fever

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B

 

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