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Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Population: 123,337,822 - Capital: Abuja
Ethnics Groups: More than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani
Religions: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%

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Proverbs from Nigeria
A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.
The death that will kill a man begins as an appetite.
The frog does not jump in the daytime without reason.
The man being carried does not realize how far away the town really is.
A tiger does not have to proclaim its tigritude.

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