The ISO code of Nigeria is NG according to the ISO 3166 standard. The local name of the country is the same as its English name. The capital of Nigeria is Abuja. The people of Nigeria speak the English language. On October 1, 1960, Nigeria emerged as a sovereign political entity. Nigeria was established as a sovereign political entity on October 1, 1960. The largest cities in Nigeria are Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Kano, Ilorin, Port Harcourt, Ogbomosho.
Nigeria is in the UTC +01 time zone, also known as West Africa Time or WAT. The country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nigeria is .ng. The international dialing code for Nigeria is 234. Nigerians drive on the right-hand side of the road. The total land area of Nigeria is 923,768 km² (about 356,667 mi²). Nigeria is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water.