OCTOBER 1: Federal Republic of Nigeria: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on their Independence Day.

Name: Federal Republic of Nigeria
Region: West Africa
Currency: Naira (NGN)
Official language: English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Surface area: 923768 sq.km
Population: 148093,000
Capital city: Abuja
UN Membership date: October 7, 1960
Tourism: Sukur Cultural Landscape is UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Map of Nigeria
Map of Nigeria

Flag of Nigeria
Flag of Nigeria

Eagle, National bird of Nigeria
Eagle National bird of Nigeria

Mosque in Abuja, Capital city of Nigeria
Mosque in Abuja, capital city of Nigeria


Abuja, overview
Abuja overview

Abuja gate
Entrance to Abuja city

Millennium park, Abuja
Millennium park, Abuja

Abuja millennium park
Abuja millennium park

Abuja stadium
A stadium in Abuja

Nigerian national assembly
National Assembly

Sukur cultural landscape
Sukur Cultural Landscape (by Nicholas David)

Sacred grove
Sacred grove world Heritage Site

Street scene in Ibadan city
Street scene in the city of Ibadan

Victoria island, Lagos
Victoria island, Lagos

Lagos sunrise
Sunrise in Lagos city

Lagos island
Lagos island

Lagos business district
Lagos business district

Alpha beach in Lagos city
Alpha beach in Lagos city

Oryx in Nigeria

Ostrich in Nigeria

lion in Nigeria

Leopard in Nigeria

Golden oriole in Nigeria
Golden oriole

copper sun bird in Nigeria
Copper Sun bird

cheetah in Nigeria

Image courtesy: Kehz99 (talk), Salam, S2dez, Kehz99 (talk), James Temple, JanErkamp, yaaaay, Albinfo, Sabine's Sunbird, Dixi, Patrick Diallo, Benji Robertson and wikipedia

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