Nigeria, shown to the
left in white, is a beautiful country located in the central, western portion of
the continent of Africa. It borders the Atlantic Ocean as well as the African
countries of Benin, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. Nigeria is in the same time zone
as Great Britain. However, its seasons are the opposite of that of the United
States, since it is situated in the Southern Hemisphere.
Below is a more detailed
map of Nigeria showing its States. Although travel to Nigeria it is not highly
recommended by the United States Department of State, many Americans and
other travelers have found Nigeria to be a wonderful place to visit.
Despite coping with intense poverty and the resultant high crime rates, the
overwhelming majority of the Nigerian people are exceptionally friendly and
enjoy visitors from abroad.