Nigeria: Land area

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 Nigeria

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 910770
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 910770
 Min - Max 910770 - 910770
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 910770 sq. km with a minimum of 910770 sq. km in 1961 and a maximum of 910770 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 910770 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Nigeria - Land area - recent values

Historical chart
Nigeria - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's 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.


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