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Nigeria: Land area in sq. km: For that indicator, Food and Agriculture Organization provides data for Nigeria from 1961 to 2017. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 910770 sq. km with a minumum of 910770 sq. km in 1961 and a maximum of 910770 sq. km in 1961. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Land area is a countrys total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.