Nigeria is situated in the West African region and lies between longitudes 3 degrees
and 14 degrees and latitudes 4 degrees and 140 degrees. It has a land mass of 923,768
sq.km.. It is bordered to the north by the Republics of Niger and Tchad....
Nigeria is a massive country of almost 150 million people comprising 250 ethnic
groups speaking 4000 dialects. The diversity of Nigeria is reflected in its rainbow of creeds and
complexions, views and counterviews, stretching from the fringes of the desert in
the North to the Atlantic waters in the South.
Nigeria offers a wide variety of tourist attractions such as extended and roomy
river and ocean beaches ideal for swimming and other water sports, unique wildlife,
vast tracts of unspoiled nature ranging from tropical forest, magnificent waterfalls.
Nigeria the world's fourth largest democracy. One African in four is a Nigerian;
with a population of 150 million or more, Nigeria is larger than any country in Europe.
It is also the world's eighth largest producer of crude oil and has been the United
States' second largest supplier.