Nigeria FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

International Treaties
Berne Convention
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Deforestation, soil degradation, global warming
Rapid population growth
Serious oil spills and environmental problems

Currency
Naira

Dialing Code
234

Internet Domain
.ng

Nigeria
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Free, government-supported education, not compulsory

Employment Majority
Agriculture, industry

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Petroleum and petroleum products, cocoa, rubber, machinery, processed foods, entertainment

Main Imports
Machinery, chemicals, transport equipment, manufactured goods, food and live animals

Main Industries
Crude oil, coal, tin, columbite, uranium; palm oil, peanuts, cotton, rubber, wood; hides and skins, textiles, cement

CULTURE

Languages
English

Population
167 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Muslim, Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Niamey

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Benin, Chad, Cameroon, Niger

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