Nigeria (GPS: 10 00 N, 8 00 E) located in Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon. The country’s area measurements are total: 923,768 sq km; land: 910,768 sq km, water: 13,000 sq km. This sovereign state is about six times the size of Georgia, slightly more than twice the size of California. The total irrigated land is 2,930 sq km (2012).
One of Nigeria’s important features: The Niger River enters the country in the northwest and flows southward through tropical rain forests and swamps to its delta in the Gulf of Guinea.