How Big Is Australia Compared To Nigeria? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Nigeria?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 sq km. Australia is bigger than Nigeria by 6,768,255 sq km. Australia is around 8.32 times bigger than Nigeria.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 8th July 2021, is 211,525,816.

Population of Nigeria compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Nigeria.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.539

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

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

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