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Number of flights per week27Currency
Flight Duration
11 hour
Top destinationsLagos
Most popular airlineEgyptairMost popular airportMurtala Muhammed Intl. Airport
About Nigeria

Nigeria, located among West African countries, shares borders with Cameroon to the east, Chad to the northeast, Niger to the north, and Benin to the west. With a coastline along the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria is divided into four geographical regions: mangrove swamps, tropical rainforests, savannah, and a semi-desert region.
As a nation influenced by a tropical climate, Nigeria experiences high temperatures for most of the year. Rainfall varies across different regions, with the highest precipitation in May and June. The ideal time to visit Nigeria is typically between November and March.
Nigeria is ranked in the top ten among the most populous countries in the world and is one of the most densely inhabited countries on the African continent. The population mainly consists of indigenous tribes, including the Hausa-Fulani, Yoruba, Igbo, Tiv, Ijaw, Ibibio, Efik, and Ife. Additionally, Nigeria is home to European Caucasians.
More than half of Nigeria's population practices Islam, while European Christians reside as a minority. Alongside the predominant Islamic and Christian faiths, some tribes in Nigeria worship deities.
Although English is the official language due to the nation's historical ties to British colonial rule, Nigeria's diverse tribes also have unique languages. Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo are among the most commonly spoken native languages. Abuja serves as the capital city.
Lagos, another major city with an international airport, functions as a vital commercial port. Nigeria's largest and most developed city, Ibadan, is joined by other significant urban centers such as Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano, Zaria, Jos, Benin City, Nsukka, Oyo, Yola, and Mubi.
Nigeria boasts advanced road and railway transportation systems, with Lagos and Kano airports being the busiest international hubs. The majority of Nigeria's population engages in agriculture and trade. The country ranks fourth globally in cocoa production and is involved in peanut, cotton, and date cultivation. Nigeria also benefits from income generated by its natural gas and petroleum reserves, providing the nation with a relatively prosperous lifestyle compared to other African countries.
When in Nigeria, don't miss trying the local soups. You can find a variety of soups made with almost all types of ingredients. Spicy pepper soup, rice soup, and meaty stews are among the most famous. While goat, antelope, and beef are popular meats, people consume dog meat in some regions. Nigeria offers a wide selection of fish, and the silverfish salad is one of the country's essential delicacies.
Nigeria hosts various festivals, including the Fishing Festival, the International Film Festival, the Eyo Festival, the Yoruba Art Festival, the Lagos Black Heritage Festival, and the EKOIFF International Film Festival.

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Which airlines have flights to Nigeria?

Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airways, Asky, RwandAir, Egyptair, Kenya Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Air Peace, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Uganda Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Cote D'lvoire organize flights to Nigeria.

To which Nigeria cities are there direct flights from the USA?

Nigeria cities with direct flights from the USA: Kano, Lagos.

Which airlines have direct flights to Nigeria?

Airlines that offer direct flights to Nigeria: Asky, RwandAir, Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Which are the most popular Nigeria airports?

The most popular airports in Nigeria: Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl., Mallam Aminu Kano Intl., Murtala Muhammed Intl..

Which are the most popular Nigeria cities?

Most popular Nigeria cities: Abuja, Kano, Lagos.