The following table presents a listing of Nigeria’s 36 states ranked in order of their surface area.
Rank. State. km²
19Cross River State20,156
28Osun State9, 251
-Abuja Federal Capital Territory7, 315
30Akwa Ibom State7,081
36 Lagos State3,345
List of Nigerian states by area – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nigeria has a land area of 923,763 square kilometer, the 14th biggest country in Africa according to Wikipedia. In this article, we will tell you some amazing land areas and facts about some states you may not know.
- Lagos (3,345 km²) state is the smallest state in Nigeria
- Niger ( 76,363 km²) State is Bigger than the Enter South East and almost the size of the South-South. Let’s prove this.
South East Region
- Enugu State 7,161
- Abia State 6,320
- Ebonyi State 5,670
- Imo State 5,100
- Anambra 4,844
Total 29,095 km² while Niger State is 76,363 km²
South- South region
Akwa Ibom 7,081
Edo State 17,802
Delta State 17,698
Total 84,547 km²
- There are more People in Anambra than Niger state- See NPC 2006 Census Figure