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Geographical regions of Nigeria

Reuben K. Udo

Geographical regions of Nigeria

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Reuben K. Udo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.2 .U3 1970b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 212 p.
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5729496M
      ISBN 100435349139
      LC Control Number70503137


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Nigerian Geographical Information – Overview. Nigeria, officially addressed as the Federal republic of Nigeria, is the most populous country on the African continent. She is located on the west of Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea in the south, the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east and Niger in the north.

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Geography. Nigeria has borders with Niger to the north, Chad (across Lake Chad) to the northeast, Cameroon to the east and Benin to the west.

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It also includes two enquiry tasks, one based on fieldwork and the other onFile Size: KB. The Geography of Nigeria Total Size:square km Size Comparison: slightly more than twice the size of California Geographical Coordinates: 10 00 N, 8 00 E World Region or Continent: Africa General Terrain: southern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north Geographical Low Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m.

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Some of the land forms found in the country include river deltas, plateaus, coastal plains, hills and mountains. The country features natural land forms such as the Niger River Delta, the Obudu Plateau in the Sankwala Mountains and the Zuma Rock, a meter monolith just north of the country's capital.