Is Spain Bigger Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

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


Is Spain bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 sq km. Spain is smaller than Nigeria by 417,779 sq km. Spain is around 1.83 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Spain:  195,360 sq mi ( 505,990 km2 )

Area of Spain compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to Spain


According to the Eurostat, World Bank data, the total population of Spain as of 2019 was estimated to be around 46.94 Million.

Population of Spain compared to Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 28th August 2021, is estimated to be around 211,894,772.

Population of Nigeria compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Nigeria.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.539

Spain Timezone: 

UTC + 0 to UTC + 1
(Western European Time and Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 to UTC + 2
(Western European Summer Time and Central European Summer Time)

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Spain:
40° 0′ 0″ N, 4° 0′ 0″ W

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

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