Nigeria is a country located in West Africa.


A person from Nigeria is a Nigerian.

Capital City

The capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.


Nigerian Naira (NGN) .

Languages of Nigeria

Nigeria has 550 languages, 522 actively spoken, 22 endangered and 6 extinct.

To explore the major languages in Nigeria, click/hover on the highlighted parts of the map.

For a comprehensive list of all the languages in the country, go to the list of languages section.

Note: Please be aware that the map provided is designed to give you a general overview of the major languages in Nigeria and should not be considered as a representation of the exact regions where each language is actively spoken.