Nigeria Political Map
Nigeria Country Information:
Nigeria is located in western Africa. Nigeria is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, Benin to the west, Niger to the north, and Chad and Cameroon to the east.
Nigeria Bordering Countries:
Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger
Aba, Abuja, Ado Ekiti, Akure, Awka, Bauchi, Benin City, Gusau, Ibadan, Ilorin, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kumo, Lafia, Lagos, Lagos, Maiduguri, Makurdi, Mubi, Ogbomosho, Onitsha, Orlu, Oshogbo, Owo, Oyo, Port Harcourt, Shaki, Sokoto, Yola and Zaria.
Benue River, Bight of Benin, Bight of Bonny, Gongola River, Gulf of Guinea, Kaduna River, Kainji Lake, Mandara Mountains, Niger River, Sokoto River, Taraba River, Teshi River and Zamfara River.
Nigeria Natural Resources:
Nigeria has fossil fuels deposits which include natural gas, petroleum and coal. Iron ore, niobium, lead, tin and zinc are some of the metal resources. The other natural resources include limestone and arable land.
Nigeria Natural Hazards:
The country of Nigeria has some natural hazards, including periodic droughts and floods.
Nigeria Environmental Issues:
Nigeria has a number of environmental issues. The country has had rapid deforestation and urbanization, as well as a loss of arable land, soil degradation and desertification. There is air and water pollution in urban areas; plus the country's water, air and soil have all suffered serious damage from oil spills.