Is Portugal Bigger Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Nigeria is located in West Africa. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Nigeria is 923,469 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Nigeria by 831,557 sq km. Portugal is around 10.1 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,278.

Population of Portugal compared to Nigeria

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Nigeria estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 210,541,277.

Population of Nigeria compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Nigeria.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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

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