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The current population of Nigeria is 207,698,436 as of Saturday, October 24, 2020, based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.


Maritime claims:

territorial sea: 12 nm

exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation


Land boundaries:

Total: 4,477 km

border countries (4): Benin 809 km, Cameroon 1975 km, Chad 85 km, Niger 1608 km


 Nigerian Coastline: 

 The Nigerian coastline lies on the West Coast of Africa between Latitude 4°10′ to 6°20′N and Longitude 2°45′ to 8°32′E; covering approximately 853 km, from the Seme border in Badagri to Ikang in Cross River State (from West to East) and gently descending into the Atlantic Ocean.



Nigeria is located in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea and has a total area of 923,768 km2 (356,669 sq mi), making it the world's 32nd-largest country.