Nigeria Facts for Kids
Learn some interesting information about Nigeria while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that's perfect for kids!
Read about Nigeria's main rivers, highest mountain, borders, population, capital city, largest city, popular sports and much more.
Nigeria is located in West Africa, it shares a land boarder with Benin, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger.
The total land mass of Nigeria is 923,768 km² (356,669 mi²), which makes it the world's 32nd-largest country by land mass.
English is the official language of Nigeria, and is used in education, business and for official purposes. In rural areas, indigenous languages of Yoruba and Igbo are more commonly spoken. There are also many other minority languages.
Football (soccer) is popular in Nigeria, the national men's team known as the "Super Eagles" have made many appearances at the World Cup, won the African Cup of Nations multiple times and won the football gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.
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