Nigeria Country in West Africa information and photo #Nigeria – Nigeria flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, is known for its natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Safari destinations such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park showcase waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of its most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.
Dialing code: +234
President: Muhammadu Buhari
Currency: Nigerian naira
Population: 173.6 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: English