Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, in the middle of the country. Abuja’s geography is defined by Aso Rock, a 400-metre (1,300 ft) monolith left by water erosion. The Presidential Complex, National Assembly, Supreme Court and much of the city extend to the south of the rock. Zuma Rock, a 792-metre (2,598 ft) monolith, lies just north of the city on the expressway to Kaduna.
Lagos is the most populous city in Nigeria and the second largest city in Africa. With a total population of 14,862,000 as of 2021 within the city proper, the Lagos metropolitan area has a total population of 21.3 million, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Africa after Cairo. Lagos is a major financial centre for all of Africa and is the economic hub of Lagos State and Nigeria at large.
Kano is the commercial nerve centre of Northern Nigeria and is the second largest city in Nigeria, after Lagos. The Kano metropolis initially covered 137 square kilometres (53 square miles), and comprised six local government areas (LGAs). As in most parts of northern Nigeria, the Hausa language is widely spoken in Kano.




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Owerri is the capital of Imo State in Nigeria, set in the heart of Igboland. It is also the state’s largest city, followed by Orlu and Okigwe as second and third respectively. Owerri consists of three Local Government Areas including Owerri Municipal, Owerri North and Owerri West, it has an estimated population of about 1,401,873 as of 2016 and is approximately 100 square kilometres (40 sq mi) in area.
Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city of Rivers State. It s a major industrial centre as it has a large number of multinational firms as well as other industrial concerns, particularly business related to the petroleum industry. Port Harcourt features a tropical wet climate with lengthy and heavy rainy seasons and very short dry seasons.

Sokoto is a major city located in the extreme northwest of Nigeria, near the confluence of the Sokoto River and the Rima River. As of 2006 it has a population of 427,760. Sokoto is the modern-day capital of Sokoto State and was previously the capital of the north-western state. The name Sokoto (which is the modern/anglicised version of the local name, Sakkwato) is of Arabic origin, representing suk, ‘market’.