STATUS: Nationalized Work
CHURCHES: 212 Churches
Career Missionaries Steve & Yvette Phelps
NIGERIA – Country Information
Nigeria has a population of 214,028,302 as of 2020.
923,766 sq km / 356,668 sq mi (about 30% larger than Texas)
Abuja, a city located in the central part of the country, became Nigeria’s capital, replacing the city Lagos, in 1991.
15.5% Igbo (Ibo)
10.6% Roman Catholic
35.3% Other Christian
0.8% Other / Nonreligious
There are more than 500 additional indigenous languages.
Nigeria is a large west African country located on the Atlantic coast of Africa. Nigeria contains highlands, multiple plateaus, and rivers.
Nigeria has one of the strongest economies in Africa. This growth has been driven by agriculture, telecommunication, and the service industry.
Nigeria is the seventh most populated country in the world.
The history of Nigeria is one of early and complex kingdoms. In the 19th century, Nigeria came under the control of the British. Nigeria gained their independence on October 1, 1960.
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