Indiana vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Indiana bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Indiana is 36,418 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Indiana is smaller than Nigeria by 320,251 sq mi. Indiana is around 9.80 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Indiana: 36,418 sq mi ( 94,321 km2 )

Area of Indiana compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Indiana


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Indiana as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 6,805,985.

Population of Indiana compared to Nigeria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nigeria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 206,139,587.

Population of Nigeria compared to Indiana

Here is some more data comparison between Indiana and Nigeria.

The capital of Indiana is Indianapolis, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Indiana: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


Indiana: Hoosier
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

Indiana: US-IN
Nigeria: NG

Human Development Index

HDI of Indiana as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Indiana Time Zone: 

(80 Counties)

UTC  – 5 (Eastern Standard Time Zone)

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

(12 Counties)

UTC  – 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Indiana:
39° 53′ 39.12″ N, 86° 16′ 53.76″ W

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

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