The climate of Nigeria is
tropical, so it is hot all year round with two seasons: wet and dry.
The number of languages
currently estimated and catalogued in Nigeria is 521. This number
includes 510 living languages, 2 second languages without native
speakers and 9 extinct languages.The official language of Nigeria,
English, was chosen to facilitate the cultural and linguistic unity of
the country post-colonization by the British.
The Naira, denoted by NGN, is the official currency used in Nigeria. The
Naira is divided into 100 Kobo. Notes are in denominations of N500, 200,
100, 50, 20, 10 and 5; coins are in denominations of N1 kobo 50, 25, 10
population of Nigeria in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at
124, 009, 000, which placed it as number 10 in population among the 193
nations of the world. It is the most populated country in Africa. In
2003 approximately 3% of the population was over 65 years of age, with
another 44% of the population under 15 years of age.