Florida vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Florida and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Florida is smaller than Nigeria by 290,911 sq mi. Florida is around 5.43 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Florida: 65,758 sq mi (170,312 km2 )

Area of Florida compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Florida


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Florida as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 21,781,128.

Population of Florida compared to Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 1st May 2022, is estimated to be around 215,837,307.

Population of Nigeria compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and Nigeria.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Florida: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
Nigeria: NG

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Florida Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Florida:
28° 37′ 49.8″ N, 82° 26′ 58.92″ W

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

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