Nigeria africa map. Google earth is a free program from google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of nigeria and all of africa in fantastic detail. People began settling the region as far back as 9000 bc but it wasnt until the 9th century that the country began to flourish under the ruling of the kanem bornu empire. The pcl map collection includes more than 250000 maps yet less than 30 of the collection is currently online. Nigeria shares land borders with the republic of benin in the west chad and cameroon in the east and niger in the north.
Nigeria news on live map and nigerian crime politics military security technology noticies in engish. Nigerian newspapers for information on local issues politics events celebrations people and business. Officially the republic of niger this landlocked country of western africa is nearly completely covered by the saharan desert. A key regional player in west africa with approximately 184 million inhabitants nigeria accounts for 47 of west africas population and has one of the largest population of youth in the world.
For more information the following are good places to start. A 5 15 or 25 contribution will help us fund the cost of acquiring and digitizing more maps for free online access. Democracy nows section called voices from the nigerian resistance. Fight continues for nigeria oil spill victims al jazeera june 8 2010.
Information about holidays vacations resorts real estate and property together with finance stock market and investments reports. Located in western africa the federal republic of nigeria named for the niger river is the most populous country of africa. Also look for. Little is known of nigers pre history although humans have lived in the region for nearly 2 35 million years.