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Nigeria is an African country located in the Western part of the continent. Nigeria is very rich in natural resources. It is the 7th largest country in terms of population, and the 32nd largest in terms of area.

President: Muhammadu Buhari (since 29 May 2015)
Vice-President: Yemi Osinbajo (since 29 May 2015)
Motto: Unity & Faith, Peace & Progress
Area: 923,768 km2 (32nd)
Population: 200 million (7th)
GDP (PPP): $1.275 trillion (23rd)
GDP (nominal): $504.57 billion (27th)
Per Capita (nominal): $2,465 (137th)
GDP Growth: 2.1%
Capital: Abuja
Largest City: Lagos