Delaware vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

Delaware is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Delaware and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is Delaware bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Nigeria by 354,687 sq mi. Delaware is around 179.96 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Delaware: 1,982 sq mi ( 5,130 km2 )

Area of Delaware compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria compared to Delaware


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Delaware as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,003,384.

Population of Delaware compared to Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 24th April 2022, is estimated to be around 215,780,595.

Population of Nigeria compared to Delaware

Here is some more data comparison between Delaware and Nigeria.

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


Delaware: Delawarean
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Nigeria: NG

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Delaware Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Delaware:
38° 59′ 22.56″ N, 75° 30′ 18″ W

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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