Is Canada Bigger Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

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


Is Canada bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Canada is 9,984,670 sq km, and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 sq km. Canada is bigger than Nigeria by 9,060,901 sq km. Canada is around 10.8 times bigger than Nigeria.

Area of Canada:  3,855,100 sq mi ( 9,984,670 km2 )

Area of Canada compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Canada


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Canada as of 29th June 2021 was estimated to be around 38,075,122.

Population of Canada compared to Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 30th June 2021, is 211,418,651.

Population of Nigeria compared to Canada

Here is some more data comparison between Canada and Nigeria.

The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Canada: English, French
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Canada as of 2019: 0.929
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.539

Canada Timezone:

UTC−3.5 to −8

Summer (DST):
UTC−2.5 to −7

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Canada:
60° 0′ 0″ N110° 0′ 0″ W

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

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