What are some facts about Nigeria?

Nigeria, officially named the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and one Federal Capital Territory. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea, part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the south. The capital city is Abuja.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the eighth most populous country in the world with a population of over 140 million. Nigeria has the highest percentage of twin births currently observed in any country.